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ATLAS Space Operations names Mark Malosh as Chief Operating Officer

(4 January 2018 - ATLAS Space Operations) ATLAS Space Operations announced today that Mark Malosh has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. Malosh is a C-level professional with more than 25 years of leadership experience in the development and cultivation of tech industry start-ups from innovative business models into successful industry disruptors that produce a high return-on-investment.

Prior to joining ATLAS, Mark, was a founding member of the technical team at Gogo Inflight, Inc., the world’s leading in-flight communications provider. Serving as Senior Vice President, Mark was responsible for the delivery of technical product and services for both domestic and international airlines. Mark also managed technical operations for GoGo’s national wireless network and infrastructure along with aircraft engineering and supply chain, as well as installation, service, and maintenance of equipment for more than 3,000 commercial aircraft.

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Mark Malosh (courtesy: ATLAS Space Operations)

“We are thrilled to have him on our team. He’s a proven veteran with developing start-ups in the communications industry, and I have the utmost confidence in Mark’s ability to expand the ATLAS network into the foreseeable future.” Said Sean McDaniel, CEO of ATLAS.

Mark holds degrees in Electrical Engineering, with a Bachelor of Science from Michigan Technological University, and a Master of Science from the University of Illinois-Chicago; and he holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago. His experience within the communications industry includes technical oversight and leadership of RF and Network engineering, operations, data centers, as well as field operations and deployment, supply chain and logistics.

“I’m delighted to be joining the ATLAS team. Their antenna [LINKS] and software platform [FREEDOM] are game-changers for the space communications ground segment, which is an ideal fit for my industry experience” Said Malosh. Adding, “For me, this isn’t just an opportunity to help another start-up company make waves and grow to its full potential – it’s like returning home, because I’m originally from western Michigan, and my family absolutely loves the Traverse City area. So, yeah. I’m thrilled to be onboard.”

Mike Carey, who previously filled the role of Chief Operating Officer, will now take the position of Chief Strategy Officer within ATLAS.