UltiSat Continues Expansion of Global Sales Team With Additional Hires at Corporate Headquarters

UltiSat, Inc., a provider of global end-to-end managed network services, is pleased to announce the hiring of two more new key individuals to its global sales team.

Rashid Neighbors, UltiSat's Business Development Manager of US Government Sales, will assist in the company's federal and civilian government sales and business development initiatives. Mr. Neighbors has over 10 years of experience with the Department of Defense in Satellite Communications. His career with DoD covered many areas to include Engineering, Fleet Support, Program Management and Acquisition. He recently led the effort to award follow on contracts for the Unit Level Variant and Force Level Variant of the Commercial Broadband Satellite Program in PEO C4I. Mr. Neighbors has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Michigan State University and an M.B.A. from the University of San Diego.

Andrew Smith, UltiSat's Director of Capture Management, will support the capture management team and sales activities. Mr. Smith has over 15 years of experience in the satellite communications industry. His career includes working for companies such as Boeing, TASC, and Comtech EF Data. Mr. Smith has extensive experience analyzing customer requirements and writing technical documentation. His expertise with the business development process, RFP/RFI and proposal creation will be invaluable to the firm's growth efforts. Mr. Smith has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Government from Ohio State University.

"As UltiSat continues its growth, we welcome talented and experienced individuals such as Andrew and Rashid which helps to further strengthen our organization" said Moe Abutaleb, UltiSat's Chief Executive Officer. "Rashid's experience as a civilian employee in the US Government sector provides a different viewpoint as we continue to focus on this important customer segment. Andrew's engineering background and knowledge of the various technologies in the industry continues to build on the engineering excellence that UltiSat possesses. He is a valuable addition to our team."


UltiSat Inc., a Speedcast Company, is a global leader in the provision of mission-critical, managed network solutions and high-touch professional services. Our products and services incorporate Fixed Satellite Service (FSS), Mobile Satellite Service (MSS), wireless and terrestrial technologies.

We support a wide array of customer applications including treaty compliance monitoring, broadband connectivity for Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR), logistics management, maritime and tactical converged networks, and Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (AISR).

UltiSat solutions are offered to end users in some of the most remote and harsh locations in over 135 countries on 7 continents around the globe. With customer networks that vary from a few sites to hundreds of locations, UltiSat's technical expertise and technology-agnostic approach ensures that our customers get the best-fit/best-value solutions.

UltiSat customers include U.S. and foreign government agencies, government contractors, and Inter-Governmental Organizations (IGOs). 

UltiSat's global infrastructure and technical expertise means we have the reach and know-how needed to design large-scale, complex networks anywhere in the world.