Chief Strategy Officer, Comtech
Nicole Robinson, Chief Strategy Officer, is a proven executive leader with experience building and deploying high growth organizations in the satellite communications network space with deep understanding of the multi-orbit, multi-frequency constellations launched and launching. Prior to joining Comtech, Ms. Robinson was the President of Ursa Space Systems, Inc. (“Ursa Space”) a leading satellite intelligence and data analytics provider that leverages a global virtual constellation of over 200 SAR, earth observation, and RF satellites. In her role at Ursa Space, Ms. Robinson was responsible for accelerating the company’s growth globally while optimizing operations. Prior to joining Ursa Space, Ms. Robinson held a variety of leadership roles, including nearly 14 years at SES S.A. (“SES”) (LuxSE: SESG),, most recently as Senior Vice President of Global Government. Through her leadership roles at SES, Ms. Robinson was responsible for the company’s global business portfolio of government customers in the areas of defense, security, humanitarian, federal, civilian and institutional organizations. In addition to serving on its board of directors, Ms. Robinson was also Managing Director and CEO of SES Techcom Services, Inc., a subsidiary of SES that develops and delivers innovative and tailored end-to-end satellite-enabled solutions and services to governmental, institutional and supranational partners and customers. Prior to joining SES, while at General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE: GD), Ms. Robinson served as the leader of the Strategic Communications function for the United States Joint Forces Command’s Standing Joint Force Headquarters (SJFHQ). Ms. Robinson has also served in a variety of board level positions. She is currently a Director of AAC Clyde Space AB, a Swedish company that specializes in small satellite technologies and services that enable businesses, governments, and educational organizations to access high-quality, timely data from space. Until June of 2022, Ms. Robinson served as the President and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Society of Satellite Professionals International (“SSPI”), the largest professional organization in the space and satellite community. In this role, Ms. Robinson founded SSPI-Women in Space Engagement (WISE), a group dedicated to supporting women members of the space and satellite industry. Ms. Robinson previously served as Chair of the Board of Redu Space Services Inc., a company focused on the operation and delivery of advanced satellite communication systems. Ms. Robinson holds a Bachelor of Science from Radford University, for whom she also served as the 2022 Commencement Speaker, an M.B.A. from Liberty University and is a graduate of Harvard University’s Senior Executives in National and International Security.