Ted Hengst

Colonel, US Army (Retired)


Chairman, Audit and Financial Review Committee

Ted Hengst is the principal at PTH Ventures, LLC a firm that provides consulting services to improve the growth and operations excellence of small to mid-tier businesses.  He recently joined the board of UlitSat Inc., a Speedcast, Inc. Company as a proxy holder and chairperson of the finance and audit committee.  

Previously, Mr. Hengst was the president and chief executive officer of Artel, LLC, a leading global provider of satellite and terrestrial network communications and infrastructure, cyber and IT solutions.  Prior to joining Artel in December 2012, Mr. Hengst was corporate vice president and chief information officer (CIO) of Harris Corporation. Prior to that, he was president of Harris IT Services, leading all aspects of the nearly $1 billion organization to shape growth strategies and advance innovation in the global delivery of secure, mission-enabling IT solutions.  Before joining Harris, Mr. Hengst served as senior vice president, Army Solutions, for General Dynamics. 

Mr. Hengst served in the U.S. Army, retiring with the rank of colonel in 2002. His last assignment was as CIO and J6 at U.S. Special Operations Command at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.  Mr. Hengst earned a bachelor of science degree in engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and a master of science degree in management information systems from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.


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