Kay Sears is President of Intelsat General Corp., an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Intelsat, S.A. She is responsible for implementing Intelsat General's strategic and operational plans and for the overall mission of providing a range of communications solutions to government and commercial customers.
Ms. Sears has worked more than 22 years in the satellite communications industry and has extensive experience in rapid-response solutions for both military and civil agencies of the U.S. government. She has spoken widely on how commercial satellites can be utilized by the military to solve mission-critical needs and has worked over the past several years to advance the commercial / DoD partnership. In 2009, Ms. Sears was appointed to the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) to provide information, technical expertise, advice and guidance regarding issues that may affect national security telecommunications capabilities.
Before joining Intelsat, Ms. Sears helped launch government services business units at both G2 Satellite Solutions and Verestar. Ms. Sears has also held sales and product development positions with Intelsat and Comsat World Systems.
Ms. Sears has a MBA from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Richmond. She currently serves on the Board of the Space Foundation, an international non-profit organization and the foremost industry advocate for all sectors of the space community.