David Bettinger is the VP of the Advanced Development Group at OneWeb and is responsible for the technology roadmap of the end-to-end communications network including the satellite payload, user terminals, and ground segment.
Prior to joining OneWeb, Mr. Bettinger was Chief Technology Officer and EVP of Engineering at iDirect where he was responsible for the oversight of all technology decisions within iDirect and served to drive the strategic direction for product development, technology alliances, along with mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Bettinger holds multiple patents in the field of satellite communications and author of several white papers and articles on the evolving satellite trends and technologies. He is actively involved in industry forums, associations and conferences worldwide. Mr. Bettinger is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a Bachelors and Masters of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering.