Director, Maritime - OneWeb
As the Secretary to the Board of the Mobile Satellite Users Association, Frank August has wide-ranging responsibilities for Association affairs including the continuity of policies and practices, and accountability of directors and officers. Previously, Frank was elected and remained a member of the Board of the Association while employed by Inmarsat from 2005 to 2012.
Professionally, Frank has extensive B2B experience in product management, business development and strategic marketing with a focus on satellite communications enabled broadband mobile networks. Most recently he worked at Inmarsat and then Iridium, and began his telecommunications career with Comsat Mobile Communications. After graduation from Kings Point, Frank sailed as a marine engineer on merchant vessels, managed R&D planning for government and commercial programs, and consulted to the US Navy Combat Systems Directorate. Frank is a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York.