Thierry Guillemin, EVP & CTO
Mr. Thierry Guillemin is responsible for Intelsat terrestrial and space-segment infrastructure design, development and operations. This encompasses satellite fleet planning, spacecraft definition, procurement, launch and in-orbit operations, terrestrial network engineering and operations and customer support centers. He manages operation facilities in Washington, DC, Atlanta, and Long Beach, Calif. – as well as teleports around the world and program management teams at spacecraft construction sites in the United States and Europe.
Mr. Guillemin has more than 25 years of leadership experience in the satellite industry. When Intelsat acquired PanAmSat in July 2006, he led the successful integration of the two companies’ operations that gave birth to the world’s largest satellite fleet and satellite services network.
Prior to assuming his current role, Mr. Guillemin was responsible for all aspects of operations and engineering of Intelsat’s satellite fleet, as Vice President of Satellite Operations and Engineering.
Mr. Guillemin formerly served as Intelsat’s Director, Spacecraft Programs, where he supervised the development of the Intelsat-IX and Intelsat-X series satellites. He then managed the launch missions and operations of the Intelsat fleet as Director, Satellite Engineering.
Prior to joining Intelsat in 1999, Mr. Guillemin served for eight years with EADS Astrium as a System Engineering Manager and a Spacecraft Program Manager. He also served as an engineer and a technical manager at Alcatel Space from 1982 to 1990.
Mr. Guillemin earned a Master’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Ecole Nationale Superieure de l’Aeronautique et de l’Espace in Toulouse, France.