July 26-28 at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara, California

Speaker

Lon Levin

Lon Levin is an entrepreneur and executive with more than 25 years experience in space, new media, and telecommunications industries. Lon is President of SkySevenVentures, which works with and invests in new technologies, including Slacker Radio, ATK Aerospace, Blue Ridge Networks, and Sentinel Satellite. He is the co-founder of XM Satellite Radio and played an integral role in the formation and development of other satellite, media, and wireless companies including Mobile Satellite Ventures, XM Canada, Motient Corporation, American Mobile Satellite Corporation, and TerreStar Networks. Before his corporate career, Lon was a partner in the law firm of Gurman, Kurtis, Blask & Freedman, where he specialized in space, satellite, media, and wireless matters. He started his career as an attorney at the Federal Communications Commission. Throughout the 90s, Lon served as a US Delegate at many International Telecommunication Union conferences. Lon is the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Space Foundation, on the Board of Directors of The Planetary Society, and on the Board of Governors of the National Space Society. Lon serves on DoD’s Defense Business Board and the Commercial Space Committee of the NASA Advisory Council. He was a founding board member of the Satellite Industry Association and was its co-chairperson from 1996-98. Lon and his XM colleagues were inducted into the Space Foundation Technology Hall of Fame in 2002.
Lon Levin
Co-founder, XM Satellite Radio