Tom Sheridan, retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant General - now serving as vice president, National Security Space, Vencore, Inc. - will deliver the keynote address at the 2014 Satellite Communications Conference and Expo (SATCON), held November 12-13 in New York. CCW+SATCON, produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), is the largest media, entertainment, video and communications technology conference and exposition on the East Coast.
Sheridan has 35 years of government and military experience in space-related acquisitions, operations and requirements development. While in government service, he managed a $10 billion annual budget in his dual role as Commander of the Space and Missile Systems Center and Air Force Program Executive Officer for Space. He oversaw the research, design, development, acquisition, launch and sustainment of the Air Force's space and launch systems. As Deputy Director of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), he designed, developed and delivered space systems to support national security. As the Air Force Space Command's Director of Requirements, Sheridan led the team that developed requirements for all Air Force space and missile systems.
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