Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications, as an inductee into the 2021 edition of the Wash100, for stewarding the company through the launch of its broadband service upgrade, satellite cloud-based offering for internet of things and maritime emergency response system. This marks Desch’s seventh consecutive Wash100 Award.Read More »
Iridium has announced its second quarter 2020 financial results on Tuesday, reporting a net loss of $12.4 million, compared to net loss of $18.1 million for the second quarter of 2019. The company’s operational EBITDA for the second quarter was $85.3 million, compared to $85.1 million for the prior-year period.Read More »
TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 6, 2020 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) collaborated with Amazon Web Services to introduce a service that will enable clients to use internet-of-things platforms on a global level though satellite-enabled cloud technology, GovCon Wire reported Jan. 29.Read More »
Iridium Communications and Icom have introduced a portable satellite radio with a push-to-talk feature designed to help users communicate anywhere in the world. IC-SAT100 transmits voice communications between groups of people and features speakers that allow individuals to exchange information even in areas with high levels of ambient noise, Iridium said Monday.Read More »
Local CEO Matthew Desch took over Iridium, based in McLean, Va., 12 years ago and helped the company recover from a troubled past to become the powerhouse that it is today. Under Desch’s leadership, Iridium averaged nine percent growth during the past decade and is operating in a category all …Read More »
Stan Black, chief security and information officer at Citrix, has said the company was informed by the FBI on Wednesday that international cyber hackers may have accessed and downloaded documents through a tactic that uses weak passwords called password spraying. Black wrote in a blog post published Friday that Citrix has launched a forensic investigation, sought the help of a cybersecurity firm and initiated actions to protect its internal network in response to the incident.