iDirect Government Appoints Industry Veteran Derek Davis as SVP of Sales

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iDirect Government (iDirectGov), a leading provider of satellite communications to the military and government, has named Derek Davis as senior vice president of sales, the company said July 17.

In this leadership role, Davis will be responsible for establishing and driving the company’s overall sales, business development and execution. This includes promoting innovation, increasing defense outreach and providing excellent value to the US Department of Defense and the company’s partners, the statement said.

Davis brings with him more than 15 years of experience in aerospace, defence and government, including military and government communications systems. Most recently, Davis was vice president of business development, strategy and operations at one of the largest US based SATCOM providers, where he focused on building strategic sales and business development functions as he established and implemented key agency programmes such as maritime, transportation JADC2 and others.

He has also had leadership roles with Leidos Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance/ C5ISR, Space, Missile Defense, Land Combat; QRC Aerospace Technologies; BAE Defense Aerospace Systems; and other companies.

“I am thrilled to contribute to iDirect Government’s mission of supporting our warfighters and helping to protect the homeland while providing an outstanding MILSATCOM experience,” said Davis. “As I begin this chapter as senior vice president, we will unveil new MILSATCOM solutions and develop and grow our markets, which complements my experience and fits my passion.”

Davis brings a specialised defence vision to iDirectGov and will tackle a sales strategy aligned to the company’s MILSATCOM solutions and goals. He will focus on providing excellent customer service and driving continued company growth.

“Derek comes to iDirectGov at an integral time where we are rolling out our newest and feature-rich platform, which began with the introduction of the 450mp integrator kit at SOF Week,” said Tim Winter, iDirectGov president. “He has an impressive background in growing defence and government relationships, which will add to our strong momentum and growth trajectory. We are pleased to welcome Derek to our leadership team and look forward to his counsel and enthusiasm as we move forward with providing advanced anywhere and anytime communications solutions.”

iDirect Government, LLC, delivers secure satellite-based voice, video and data applications with anytime and anywhere connectivity in the air, at sea and on land. iDirect Government’s advanced satellite IP solutions are used for critical ISR, airborne, maritime and COTM communications to support force protection, logistics, situational awareness, disaster recovery and emergency response.

iDirect Government’s specialised technology includes transmission security (TRANSEC), Communication Signal Interference Removal (CSIR™) anti-jam technology and Open Antenna Modem Interface Protocol (OpenAMIP). All Defense-grade products sold by iDirect Government are designed, developed, assembled, programmed and verified within the United States. –idirect/adj/mhi (Pix: iDirect Government)