SatelliteAsia Speakers - Andrew Faiola, Head of Mobility, ST Engineering iDirect
Head of Mobility, ST Engineering iDirect

Andrew Faiola

Andrew is currently Head of Mobility at ST Engineering iDirect, where he leads a team responsible for the company’s strategy for aviation, maritime, and land mobile.  Previously, Andrew spent over 15 years at Intelsat, the world’s leading satellite company, in a number of different direct account management and leadership positions, most recently leading the Mobility Solutions sales team for Europe, Middle East, and Asia.  He also held various sales and marketing roles at New Skies Satellites, and at an independent teleport in the USA called ESATEL Communications.  Earlier in his career he performed research and project development work at the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), the Embassy of Mexico in Washington, DC, and at NASA, which involved the provision of Internet service and remote sensing for environmental purposes. 

Andrew holds a BA in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis, and an MA in International Affairs from The George Washington University in Washington, DC.