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Introducing Comtech: Signals
Welcome to Signals, Comtech’s company-wide blog. Here, you’ll find timely information about our company’s financial and operating performance and how our technology meets the needs of the markets we serve.
At Comtech, transformational change isn’t just occurring in our business and within our organization – it also continues to take place at the highest level, within our Board of Directors. In addition to continued evolution of Comtech’s Board composition and leadership, below are three recent examples.
Comtech Awarded Foreign Military Sales Contract to support Ukraine’s War Efforts
In March of this year, Comtech made public our decision to donate a number of COMET troposcatter systems at the request of the Ukrainian Government. The application, and need, was obvious: Comtech had been working closely with the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense since 2017 to help the country modernize its communications infrastructure.
A 10,000-Year-Old Industry at the Edge of Connectivity Innovation
In our most recent shareholder letter, CEO Ken Peterman observed that there was a transformative convergence taking place in Comtech’s two areas of undisputed expertise: assured terrestrial and wireless network infrastructures, and satellite and space communications. Recently, clear evidence of this convergence – and its importance not only to commerce, but to our fundamental human well-being – was provided by an arguably unexpected sector: agriculture.
Meet the Chief: Anirban Chakraborty, Chief Growth Officer
As part of our ongoing series, “Meet the Chief”, Signals took the opportunity to sit down with newly-appointed Comtech Chief Growth Officer Anirban Chakraborty to talk about his new role, how he thinks about the challenges ahead of him, and what excites him the most about technology’s potential.
Meet the Chief: Maria Hedden, Chief Operating Officer
As part of our ongoing series, “Meet the Chief”, Signals took the opportunity to sit down with Comtech’s Chief Operating Officer Maria Hedden to talk about her role, how she thinks about the challenges ahead of her, and what excited her most about the future of the company.
Honoring Those Who Serve: Recognizing Comtech Employees that are U.S. Military Veterans
Today, we are celebrating Veterans Day, and the final day of our first annual company-wide Honor Week to recognize those Comtech staff members who are Veterans. As a part of Honor Week, our whole company is sharing appreciation for our former service members in various ways. Each day of the week, Comtech has recognized a different military branch by encouraging employees to wear the branch’s colors and educating our non-Veteran employees on the rich history of each division of the U.S. military.
Government and Industry Leaders Come Together to Discuss US Innovation and National Security at America’s Future Series Summit
Earlier this month, Comtech sponsored America’s Future Series “Cyber, Land, Air, Sea, and Space” (or, CLASS) Summit. During the two-day CLASS Summit, Comtech CEO Ken Peterman joined leaders from both government and the private sector – including General John Hyten, General (Ret) David Petraeus, and Jeff Bezos – to discuss policies, practices, solutions, and challenges as they relate to US global competitiveness and national security.