Founding Strategic Investors

ViviSat’s founding strategic investors are Orbital ATK, one of the world’s leading aerospace companies, and U.S. Space, whose principals have played a vital role in the development of the satellite industry over the last three decades.

Orbtial ATK is a global leader in aerospace and defense and a leading provider of small/medium class satellites with over 700 years of on-orbit operations.  Orbital ATK was created through the combination of Orbital Sciences and the aerospace and defense units of ATK.

The U.S. Space team brings more than 100 combined years of senior executive experience in the management, operations, and financing of commercial and military space systems. The company, which is privately owned, was established in January 2009 as a U.S.-owned provider of satellite solutions with a unique model combining the best practices of ComSatCom and MilSatCom. The company now offers a variety of dedicated, commercial space solutions.

Collectively, the ViviSat leadership team comprises respected leaders from the satellite industry, the government/military and the financial community, bringing a wealth of experience spanning enterprise, media, government and military applications.

Leadership Team

Board of Directors

Edward D. Horowitz, Chairman, Co-founder of U.S. Space LLC and former CEO, SES Americom.

Mark J. Piegza,  Co-founder of U.S. Space and 18-year investment banker in technology, media and telecommunications.

Blake E. Larson, Member of the Board and COO, Orbital ATK.

Garrett E. Pierce, Member of the Board and CFO, Orbital ATK.

Thomas L. Wilson,  Member of the Board and Vice President, Orbital ATK Space Systems Group.



Major General, USAF (Ret.) Craig P. Weston, CEO of ViviSat.

Bryan McGuirk, COO of ViviSat.

Mark J. Piegza, CFO of ViviSat, Co-Founder and Board Member of U.S. Space LLC.

Dr. Dany J. Harel, CTO ViviSat.

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