Before relocating to Europe earlier this year, Mr. Agnew led engineering and operations for ViaSat’s exede® broadband service. Prior to that, he headed ViaSat’s broadband systems group which developed the SurfBeam® scalable broadband networking system that is operated on Ka-band spot beam satellites in North America and Europe to deliver residential, business and mobile broadband services.
During his career at ViaSat, Mr. Agnew has served in a number of technical and managerial roles in both commercial and government business.
Mr. Agnew joined ViaSat in 1988 after first working at Comsat in Virginia and Linkabit in California. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from The George Washington University and earned his MSEE at the University of California, Berkeley.