UltiSat Welcomes New Chief Technology Officer

UltiSat's New CTO Chris Hetmanski

UltiSat, Inc., a provider of global end-to-end managed network services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Hetmanski as its Chief Technology Officer.

Mr. Hetmanski has over 20 years of satellite and telecom industry experience developing, deploying and operating mobile and fixed satellite solutions in support of U.S. Government, military and commercial applications. As Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Hetmanski is responsible for developing all of UltiSat’s end-to-end products, services, and solutions for its customers throughout the world.

Prior to accepting the position with UltiSat, Mr. Hetmanski played a key role in the technical development of several companies including Airbus DS Satcom Government, Inc. (ASGI) and Vizada, where he also served as CTO. Chris started his career in 1993 as a software engineer with The MITRE Corporation and later joined COMTSAT Labs, COMSAT Mobile Communications, Lockheed Martin Global Telecommunications and Telenor Satellite Services, where he served in key technical, operational and/or management roles at all of these organizations.

“I am very pleased to announce this key appointment and we are delighted to welcome Chris as part of UltiSat’s executive team,” said Moe Abutaleb, UltiSat’s Chief Executive Officer. “Chris’ extensive background and successful track record in the various roles he has undertaken in our industry will bring tremendous value to UltiSat as we strive to take our business to the next level.”


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.