Stephen Spengler is a director and the Chief Executive Officer of Intelsat S.A., operator of the world’s first globalized network and leader in integrated satellite communications. Intelsat 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 globalized network comprising 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 Epic. 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.
Prior to April 2015, Mr. Spengler served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Intelsat S.A. from December 2014, and prior to that he served as President and Chief Commercial Officer of Intelsat US LLC (f/k/a Intelsat Corporation) from March 2013 to December 2014. Mr. Spengler also served as Executive Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Strategy of Intelsat US LLC from February 2008 to March 2013. Before joining Intelsat in 2003, Mr. Spengler held various positions in the telecommunications industry, including Senior Vice President of Global Sales, Broadband Access Networks at Cirronet, Inc., Vice President of Sales and Marketing at ViaSat Satellite Networks, Regional Sales Director for Satellite Networks in Europe, the Middle East and Africa for Scientific-Atlanta Europe based in London, and sales and marketing positions at GTE Spacenet and GTE Corporation. Mr. Spengler received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and his Master of Business Administration from Boston University in Massachusetts.