|[September 03, 2014]
Lt. Gen Tom Sheridan (Ret) to Keynote SATCON
WASHINGTON --(Business Wire)--
Tom Sheridan, retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant General - now serving as
vice president, National Security Space, Vencore, Inc. - will deliver
the keynote address at the 2014 Satellite Communications Conference and
Expo (SATCON), held November 12-13 in New York. CCW+SATCON,
produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), is the
largest media, entertainment, video and
communications technology conference and exposition on the East Coast.
Tom Sheridan (Photo: Business Wire)
Sheridan has 35 years of government and military experience in
space-related acquisitions, operations and requirements development.
While in government service, he managed a $10 billion annual budget in
his dual role as Commander of the Space and Missile Systems Center and
Air Force Program Executive Officer for Space. He oversaw the research,
design, development, acquisition, launch and sustainment of the Air
Force's space and launch systems. As Deputy Director of the National
Reconnaissance Office (NRO), he designed, developed and delivered space
systems to support national security. As the Air Force Space Command's
Director of Requirements, Sheridan led the team that developed
requirements for all Air Force space and missile systems.
"Tom Sheridan has earned the respect o the satellite industry
for his extensive work on a variety of high profile systems that support
national security," said Chris Brown, executive vice president,
Conventions and Business Operations at NAB. "We are fortunate to have
him kick off this year's SATCON and share his experience and knowledge
Sheridan retired from the U.S. Air Force as a Lieutenant General after
earning the Distinguished Service Medal, the Defense Superior Service
Medal and the Legion of Merit. He now oversees the strategy and
deployment of Vencore's systems engineering and integration
services for the Intelligence Community, the military and NASA in
support of national security objectives. His team of skilled systems
engineers helps customers integrate cost-efficient systems and build
He is an associate fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and
Astronautics (AIAA) and serves on its Executive Committee for Space
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press for CCW+SATCON.
Produced by the National Association of Broadcasters, organizer of NAB
Show, CCW+ SATCON will be held November 12 - 13, 2014 at the Javits
Convention Center in New York City. Attracting more than 6,800 attendees
and 300 exhibitors, CCW+SATCON is the East Coast's most significant
content and communications event. Complete details are available at www.ccwexpo.com.
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy
association for America's broadcasters. NAB advances radio and
television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs.
Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to
best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new
opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.
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