Al Tadros is Vice President of Civil and DoD Business at Space Systems/Loral (SS/L). In this role he is responsible for applying SS/L’s best value solutions to U.S. Government mission needs, developing and maintaining relationships with U.S. Government agencies and managing sales and marketing activities. Mr. Tadros has worked at SS/L for more than 20 years in increasingly responsible positions and has most recently helped to draw attention to the value commercial satellite technologies and system solutions bring to government missions. Before being named to his current position, he was the Director of U.S. Government Programs for five years and prior to that he was Payload Manager, MTSAT Program. In that role, he was the responsible engineer for integrating the world’s most advanced geostationary meteorological imager for the country of Japan. Mr. Tadros worked for ten years in Systems Engineering and Dynamics and Controls Analysis Engineering before he took on program manager responsibilities. During the course of his career, he worked on 13 missions and launch campaigns, many of which deployed cutting edge communications and remote sensing systems. Mr. Tadros holds patents in the field of attitude control systems, and he was responsible for early telerobotics research for the International Space Station. Mr. Tadros holds a Bachelors Degree in Aerospace Engineering and a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). About Space Systems/Loral -- Space Systems/Loral has a long history of delivering reliable satellites and spacecraft systems for commercial and government customers around the world. As the world’s leading provider of commercial satellites, the company works closely with satellite operators to provide spacecraft for a broad range of services including television and radio distribution, digital audio radio, broadband Internet, and mobile communications. Billions of people around the world depend on SS/L satellites every day. For more information, visit www.ssloral.com.
VP U.S. Government Solutions, Space Systems Loral