Augustine Ponturiero (Augie) is an experienced space systems professional with proven experience and success in business and program management, systems engineering, and operations for both commercial and military satellite communications services. Ponturiero is currently the business development lead for TriSept Corporation, an innovator in leading-edge technical and system support, space and launch mission services for the Department of Defense, commercial and government customers.
Augie graduated from the US Naval Academy, received his Commission in the US Navy, and served in a wide variety of operational and technical leadership billets throughout his Navy career, including several operational deployments. His commercial business career includes responsibility for global satellite communications operations and services management – including near/far ground architecture and system interfaces, customer service and requirements development, and business and strategic leadership for space-based systems and services.
Key areas of expertise include end-to-end management of multi-vendor operational communications services; space-based services development and deployment; and disaster/military/contingency operations communications architecture development and delivery.