Press Kit | Bio for Stephen Spengler, Intelsat CEO

Steve Spengler


Stephen Spengler is Chief Executive Officer of Intelsat, the world’s leading satellite service provider that delivers critical broadband connectivity and media content distribution that impacts and transforms businesses and communities in over 200 countries. This is accomplished through Intelsat’s fully integrated network comprising approximately 50 commercial communications satellites and the IntelsatOne® terrestrial network.

Mr. Spengler is a 30-year telecommunications and satellite industry veteran with experience in the media, broadband, government and internet sectors. He has been a driving force behind the development of Intelsat’s next generation of satellite solutions, particularly the company’s high throughput satellite platform, Intelsat EpicNG. Mr. Spengler focuses on driving innovation and generating long-term value for the company’s shareholders, employees and customers across the media, broadband, mobility and government sectors.

In his most recent positions as Deputy Chief Executive Officer and President and Chief Commercial Officer, Mr. Spengler led Intelsat’s global sales, marketing, strategy, business development and customer support engineering organizations. He joined Intelsat in 2003, and has served in executive roles of increasing responsibility including Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Strategy as well as Senior Vice President, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific Sales, in which he was responsible for Intelsat’s market, customer and regional partner strategies.

Before joining Intelsat, Mr. Spengler held various senior management positions in the telecommunications industry, including: Senior Vice President of Global Sales, at Cirronet, Inc.; Vice President for Sales and Marketing at ViaSat Satellite Networks; Regional Sales Director for Satellite Networks in EMEA for Scientific-Atlanta Europe; and sales and marketing positions at GTE Spacenet and GTE Corporation.

Mr. Spengler earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and a Masters of Business Administration from Boston University.

Intelsat operates the world’s first Globalized Network, delivering high-quality, cost-effective video and broadband services anywhere in the world. Intelsat’s Globalized Network combines the world’s largest satellite backbone with terrestrial infrastructure, managed services and an open, interoperable architecture to enable customers to drive revenue and reach through a new generation of network services. Thousands of organizations serving billions of people worldwide rely on Intelsat to provide ubiquitous broadband connectivity, multi-format video broadcasting, secure satellite communications and seamless mobility services. The end result is an entirely new world, one that allows us to envision the impossible, connect without boundaries and transform the ways in which we live.

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