Management Team ABS Guest
JIM FROWNFELTERChairman & Chief Executive Officer
Jim Frownfelter is one of the most seasoned industry executives and has over 30 years of technology and communications experience in satellite, aeronautical, broadband, and wireless fields. Before joining ABS in 2010, Jim served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Intelsat and PanAmSat Corporation.
SAMUEL WONGPresident & Chief Financial Officer
Samuel Wong has over 30 years of experience in financial management and possesses a strong track record in corporate finance, investment projects and financial controllership. He is also experienced in the Telecom & Media sector and in emerging markets. He was previously awarded Best CFO (Investor Relations) by Corporate Governance Asia.
DEE SCHWALBChief Operating Officer
Dee Schwalb is a 23 year telecommunications and satellite industry veteran with vast experience in the media, broadband, government and internet sectors. Highly driven, she is focused on driving profitable revenues and operational efficiencies for the company.
CARMEN GONZALEZ–SANFELIUChief Commercial Officer
Ms. Carmen Gonzalez-Sanfeliu is a satellite industry veteran with over 30 years of extensive satellite telecommunications experience in media, broadband internet, VSAT, cellular backhaul, government, and mobility sectors. Previously, Ms. Sanfeliu was the Regional Vice President of Latin America and Caribbean Region at Intelsat and PanAmSat Corporation.
STEPHEN SALEMGeneral Counsel
Steve Salem brings 20 years’ experience in the Satellite communication, aerospace and pay-TV space. He has managed strategic mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures transactions, government incentives and general corporate matters.
KEN BETAHARONExecutive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer
With over 45 years’ experience in the satellite industry, Ken Betaharon successfully managed the procurement of over 43 satellites, supported several large business development projects, derived and implemented system planning and satellite deployment strategies and established terrestrial infrastructure.
Srini Prasanna has over 40 years of experience in the satellite industry, with extensive background in frequency coordination, spectrum management, technical support and training. He also possesses thorough knowledge of the telecom environment in the areas of frequency coordination, spectrum management and ITU radio regulations.