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CompTIA Announces New Space Enterprise Council Leadership

Nov 19, 2015

Names Industry Veterans Rosanna Sattler, Chair and Matthew Jones, Vice-Chair

Washington – CompTIA, the Computing Technology Industry Association, today announced the newly elected leadership of the Space Enterprise Council. The committee will be chaired by Rosanna Sattler, a partner at Posternak Blankstein & Lund LLP and Matthew Jones, Director, C4ISR & Advanced Technology, Government Operations, The Boeing Company, will serve as the new vice-chair. The Space Enterprise Council aims to provide U.S. Companies with opportunities to develop and promote policies and programs that enable the U.S. to continue as an emerging leader in the space marketplace field.

Ms. Sattler currently chairs the firm’s Space Law and Telecommunications Group with experience in contract and property rights, risk management, liability, insurance and regulatory requirements involved in space-related activities. In her 32-year career, she has earned a national reputation representing companies in high-profile complex commercial disputes, as well as insurance coverage matters.  She regularly provides consulting services to businesses regarding insurance, liability and contract matters, as well as compliance with federal and state laws and regulations

“With recent advances in technology, this is an exciting time for the field of space law,” said Ms. Sattler. “I’m honored to have been chosen for this leadership role, where I can continue to work on developing commercial space policies in the U.S.”

Mr. Jones currently serves as the Director, C4ISR & Advanced Technology, Government Operations, The Boeing Company. In this position, he leads support for C4ISR activities in the Washington, DC area, with a focus on the Electronics & Information Solutions (E&IS) Division.  He also provides focus on Position, Navigation, & Timing (PNT) pursuits such as GPSIIF, OCS/OCX programs, Future GPS (GPS-III+, NAVSAT and Alternate GPS Payloads) campaigns, and other future PNT initiatives. In addition, he leads the Government Operations interface with customers such as DARPA and NOAA on advanced space technology and satellite systems.

“As vice-chair I look forward to expanding my contribution to the important work undertaken by the CompTIA Space Enterprise Council,” said Matt Jones. “We have an opportunity to shape the thinking of the next Administration regarding America’s future civilian, commercial, and national security space programs.”

About CompTIA
The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is the voice of the information technology industry. With approximately 2,000 member companies, 3,000 academic and training partners and nearly 2 million IT certifications issued, CompTIA is dedicated to advancing industry growth through educational programs, market research, networking events, professional certifications and public policy advocacy. Visit CompTIA online, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

 About CompTIA Advocacy
Through its advocacy arm, CompTIA champions member-driven business and IT priorities that impact all information technology companies – from small managed solutions providers and software developers to large equipment manufacturers and communications service providers. CompTIA gives eyes, ears and a voice to technology companies, informing them of policy developments – and providing the means to do something about it. 

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