About / Jeff Snyder
Jeffrey Snyder brings more than four decades of experience in the commercial satellite and communications wireless industries to Omnispace. As Chief Technology Officer, he is responsible for setting the technical strategy in the development of the company’s global non-terrestrial network (NTN) and ground systems. His expertise is critical in executing on Omnispace’s vision to redefine the future of mobile communications by delivering power of satellite communications to extend the reach of mobile networks around the world.
Jeffrey Snyder is experienced in the planning, engineering, product development and management of start-up companies. At Omnispace, Jeffrey draws on his prior accomplishments having led the design, engineering, construction and operation of major programs including the XM Satellite Radio system, the LightSquared satellite network, the Intelsat VIII/VIIIA series of satellites, and the WorldSpace satellite network. An expert in both geostationary and low-earth-orbit (LEO) satellite constellations, Jeffrey also has considerable experience with most wireless ground-based technologies including terrestrial cellular systems, satellite earth stations, and wireless products.
Previously, he has also held senior executive positions at Lockheed Martin and General Electric. As a business and technical consultant for Fortune 500 companies including Intelsat, Google, OneWeb and L3, he advised companies interested in ventures related to advanced satellite technology and satellite systems. Recently, Jeffrey supported the George Mason University Rapid Prototype Research Center on U.S. Department of Defense research projects into tactical communications systems and served as Program Manager for a $20M autonomous aircraft program equipped with satellite communications.
Jeffrey holds a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Maryland. He is also a published author on satellite communications systems and was inducted into the National Space Foundation Hall of Fame in 2002.