Dr. Vagan Shakhgildian
Vice President, Global Business Development
Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Vagan Shakhgildian is the Vice-President Global Business Development at Comtech Telecommunications Corp. He is responsible for developing new worldwide markets and shaping customer solutions across the space, satellite, terrestrial and wireless commercial markets. Previously to the current role, Vagan had a variety of senior management positions at Comtech, and its global subsidiaries. Vagan first joined Comtech as part of the acquisition of Canada-based UHP Networks. As the CEO of UHP Networks, he led the company from a virtual start-up to a market leader in high-performance VSAT systems. Prior to that Dr. Shakhgildian was the President and COO of Advantech Wireless, Head of Research at Adaptive Broadband and held senior R&D positions with Motorola and Signal Processors. Dr. Shakhgildian holds advanced degrees in mathematics and electronic engineering, as well as an MBA from the London Business School.