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SmartSky's Fast Five with Nancy Walker

Posted by Adrienne Fouts on Jun 20, 2018 1:00:32 PM

We are very excited to welcome Nancy Walker to the SmartSky team as our first Chief Commercial Officer. A veteran of the aviation industry with over 30 years of aerospace technology and inflight connectivity experience, Nancy will be a valuable addition to SmartSky as she leads our network-related sales and marketing efforts.

“Nancy’s experiences and skills are a perfect complement to the existing SmartSky executive team. Her unique background enables her to understand the intricate details and interdependencies of IFC system engineering, program management, contracts, customer service, and customer support,” said Ryan Stone, president of SmartSky Networks.

Get to know a bit more about Nancy in this special extended installment of SmartSky's Fast Five!

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Topics: Employees, Fast Five

Thanks for joining us during Tiki Time at GCAS

Posted by Adrienne Fouts on Jun 13, 2018 3:39:34 PM

A week ago, the Global Connected Aircraft Summit was underway: three days packed with panels, presentations, and over 400 attendees engaging in conversations about the connected aircraft. At the end of the first day, SmartSky Networks said “Aloha!” to those at GCAS by sponsoring the luau-themed opening networking event: “It’s Tiki Time!”

As the Diamond Sponsor of GCAS for the past two years, we always enjoy connecting attendees with each other by hosting the opening reception. 

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Topics: Trade Shows

Developing Connected Aviation with Blane Rockafellow

Posted by Kerry Radigan on Jun 6, 2018 6:52:46 PM

During the Operations track of the 2018 Global Connected Aircraft Summit, our VP of Digital Solutions, Blane Rockafellow, gave a presentation on "Developing Connected Aviation". He discussed the ways connectivity is transforming the future of aviation, the challenges that lie ahead for the development of apps and services, and how SmartSky's Skytelligence™ technology framework can facilitate "unleashing the value of connectivity."

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Topics: Trade Shows, Skytelligence

Connectivity is Key at GCAS 2018: Day 1 Overview

Posted by Adrienne Fouts on Jun 5, 2018 12:58:46 PM

The fifth annual Global Connected Aircraft Summit began yesterday in San Diego, CA, and if it was any indicator, the week promises to be filled with great discussions about the connected aircraft.

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Topics: Trade Shows, Commercial Aviation

SmartSky Profile: Paul Sameit

Posted by Kerry Radigan on Apr 20, 2018 2:06:11 PM

Paul SameitPaul Sameit is the VP of Commercial and Government Aviation. He is responsible for leading the sales efforts with the airlines and the establishment of relationships needed to achieve Supplemental Type Certificates (STC's) with commercial aviation maintenance and repair organizations and commercial aircraft original equipment manufacturers. Paul is one of the founders of SmartSky Networks, and prior to this position, he was the VP of Accounting and Finance for four years, and the VP of Special Projects for two years.

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Topics: Employees, Trade Shows, Commercial Aviation

A review of AEA Day 1: What you need to know for IFC

Posted by Kerry Radigan on Mar 26, 2018 9:43:38 PM

The Aircraft Electronics Association kicked off its 61st International Convention & Trade Show this morning in Las Vegas, NV. With a full two days ahead, and a sold-out exhibit hall, this year's convention is sure to be a show-stopper.

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Topics: Trade Shows, Press Releases, Business Aviation

SmartSky Partners: SD

Posted by Kerry Radigan on Mar 15, 2018 6:13:34 PM

In February, SmartSky's Business Aviation Team attended SD's Connecting with Customers event in Austin, Texas.  Connecting with Customers (CwC), is SD’s annual technical training and customer appreciation event. The week is always packed with industry updates, continuing education, product training, and showcases SD's latest innovations. It is not only a learning opportunity for participants of the show, but for exhibitors as well.

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Topics: Trade Shows, Business Aviation

SmartSky's Fast Five with Krishnan Menon

Posted by Kerry Radigan on Feb 7, 2018 7:30:51 PM

 Though he joined our team toward the end of 2017, we wanted to introduce you to Krishnan Menon, Director of Strategic Initiatives and Business Development. Learn more about Krishnan in our latest installment of SmartSky's Fast Five!

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Topics: Employees, Fast Five

First Media Demo Flight Continues to Generate Positive Press for SmartSky 4G LTE

Posted by Alan Goodnight on Jan 23, 2018 12:02:04 PM

Our team respects the media and its vital role. That said, anyone who’s ever been in front of a camera or interviewed by a reporter knows how stressful it can be. People used to control don’t like the uncertainty that comes when someone else tells their story. But the rewards are worth it. Nothing rivals the credibility and impact of professional, unbiased, knowledgeable reporting.

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Topics: Business Aviation

SmartSky's Shining Stars of Giving

Posted by Kerry Radigan on Jan 3, 2018 1:44:44 PM

SmartSky's employees may be scattered across the United States, but we share a common goal: spread joy and help those in need, not just around the holidays.

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Topics: Employees

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