Vice President, Technology
Saturn Satellite Networks
Hale is the Vice President of Technology at Saturn, a leading innovator in GEO telecommunications technologies. In this role and with the rest of the Saturn team, he leads the design and development of Saturn’s satellite buses, supply chain and coordination with Saturn’s manufacturing, assembly, integration, and testing partners. Hale has worked in aerospace in California for over a decade, and on many of the most successful programs, including several traditional GEO telecommunications satellites, and non-traditional NGSO telecommunications and remote sensing satellites. Hale has expertise and a record of success in legacy and alternately innovative approaches to satellite and mission design and production, supply chain management, strategic partnerships, business development, product development, and research and development. Hale also has deep technical knowledge across all satellite subsystems, and in the areas of advanced manufacturing and automation, antenna systems, advanced materials, additive manufacturing, robotics, and remote sensing. Prior to Saturn, Hale held senior roles at SSL (MAXAR), MDA, was a founding team member at Astranis, and was the founder and CEO of the startup, Spotcoms.