Marc J. Eisenberg, Chief Executive Officer
Marc Eisenberg joined ORBCOMM in 2002 and has served in a variety of roles beginning as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Mr. Eisenberg was promoted to Chief Executive Officer in 2008. Before joining ORBCOMM, Mr. Eisenberg was a Senior Vice President of Cablevision Electronics Investments, where he was responsible, among other duties, for selling Cablevision services including video and Internet subscriptions through its retail channel. Previously, as Senior Vice President of Sales and Operations at the consumer electronics company, The Wiz, he was responsible for more than 2,000 employees and $1 billion in annual sales.
Robert G. Costantini, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Robert Costantini joined ORBCOMM in 2006 after leaving his prior role as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary of First Aviation Services Inc., an aviation services company providing aircraft parts and maintenance services. Prior to First Aviation Services, Mr. Costantini was Chief Financial Officer of FocusVision Worldwide, Inc., a technology company providing video transmission services. His career in finance has also included positions such as Vice President and Corporate Controller. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, Juris Doctor, and member of the bar in both New York and Connecticut.
John J. Stolte, Jr., Executive Vice President, Technology and Operations
John Stolte came to ORBCOMM in 2001. He has more than 20 years of technology management experience in the aerospace and telecommunications industries. Prior to joining ORBCOMM Global L.P., Mr. Stolte held a number of positions at Orbital Sciences Corporation, most recently as Program Director, where he was responsible for the design, manufacturing and launch of the ORBCOMM satellite constellation. From 1982 to 1990, Mr. Stolte worked for McDonnell Douglas in a number of positions, including at the Naval Research Laboratory, where he led the successful integration, test and launch of a multi-billion dollar defense satellite.
Christian G. Le Brun, Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Christian Le Brun joined ORBCOMM in 2005. Prior to joining ORBCOMM, Mr. Le Brun was an attorney with Chadbourne & Parke LLP, where he oversaw a broad range of transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, corporate restructurings and work-outs, as well as debt and equity financing arrangements involving publicly-held and private companies. Mr. Le Brun received his J.D. from George Washington University Law School and his B.S. in finance from Lehigh University.
Patrick A. Shay, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Patrick Shay joined ORBCOMM in 2012. Mr. Shay has 25 years of innovative leadership experience in the GPS and wireless markets. Most recently, he was Vice President and General Manager for DeLorme where he led the business for the company’s InReach family of two-way personal satellite communications products. Prior to DeLorme, Mr. Shay served as Vice President and General Manager, Data Services at Iridium Communications where he led the newly created data service business. Mr. Shay has also held Vice President positions at Hughes Telematics, Sirius Satellite Radio and Rand McNally. He began his career with Motorola where he led the global sales team for the company’s GPS and telematics business.
Craig Malone, Executive Vice President, Product Development
Craig Malone joined ORBCOMM in 2011 as the Senior Vice President of Product Development. Mr. Malone has over 20 years of experience in leading teams engaged in the development of innovative products and solutions for the M2M, wireless and telecommunications industries. Prior to ORBCOMM, Mr. Malone was the Senior Vice President of Product Development and Operations at Skybitz. He also served as the Vice President of Product Development and Chief Technology Officer at GeoLogic Solutions and held executive positions at Philips Electronics and Raytheon Company. Mr. Malone received his M.S. in Physics from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and his B.S. in Physics from the University of Massachusetts.
Board of Directors
Jerome B. Eisenberg, Chairman
Jerome Eisenberg joined the Board of Directors of ORBCOMM in 2001 and served as CEO and President of ORBCOMM from 2004 to 2008. A satellite industry veteran, Mr. Eisenberg helped found Satcom in 1993. Before becoming a satellite pioneer, Mr. Eisenberg was a partner in the law firm of Eisenberg, Honig & Folger; CEO and President of Helenwood Manufacturing Corporation, a manufacturer of equipment for the U.S. Department of Defense; and Assistant Corporate Counsel for the City of New York. Mr. Eisenberg is the father of Marc Eisenberg.
Didier Delepine, Director
Dider Delepine was elected to the ORBCOMM Board of Directors in May 2007 at the annual stockholder meeting. Mr. Delepine served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Equant (now Orange Business Services, global data networking and managed communications) from 1998 to 2003. Previously, Mr. Delepine served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Equant’s network services division and as Chairman and President of Equant’s Integration Services division in the Americas. Prior to joining Equant, Mr. Delepine held a range of senior management positions at SITA, the global telecommunications and technology organization supporting the world’s airlines. He has also held directorships at Intelsat, Ltd., a global provider of communications services and at Eircom Group plc, an Irish communications company.
Marc J. Eisenberg, Director
Marc Eisenberg has been seated on the ORBCOMM Board of Directors since February 2008. See "Management Team" above.
Marco Fuchs, Director
Marco Fuchs joined the ORBCOMM Board of Directors in 2001. Mr. Fuchs is currently the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Managing Board of OHB Technology A.G., positions he has held since 2000. Previously, Mr. Fuchs worked at OHB Orbitale Hochtechnologie Bremen-System A.G., first as a Prokurist (authorized signatory) and then as Managing Director. Prior to that, he worked as an attorney for Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue in New York, and in Frankfurt am Main.
Timothy Kelleher, Director
Timothy Kelleher rejoined the ORBCOMM Board of Directors in March of 2008 after previously serving from December 2005 to June 2007. He is a Managing Member of KMCP Advisors II, LLC and Silver Canyon Group, LLC (investment management), and is focused on providing growth capital to established companies. Previously, he was a Managing Director of Pacific Corporate Group, which he joined in 2002. Prior to joining Pacific Corporate Group, Mr. Kelleher was a Partner and Senior Vice President at Desai Capital Management Incorporated from 1992 to 2002, and held positions at Entrecanales, Inc., L.F. Rothschild & Co. Incorporated and Arthur Young & Co.
John Major, Director
John Major joined the ORBCOMM Board of Directors in April 2007. Mr. Major is the founder and President of MTSG (strategic consulting and investment). From April 2004 to October 2006, Mr. Major also served as Chief Executive Officer of Apacheta Corporation, a privately held mobile, wireless software company. From August 2000 until January 2003, Mr. Major also held Chief Executive positions at Novatel Wireless, Inc., a wireless data access solutions company and Wireless Knowledge, a joint venture of Qualcomm Inc. and Microsoft Corp., positions he attained after nearly 20 years of wireless experience at industry powerhouses including Qualcomm and Motorola. Mr. Major is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Broadcom Corporation and a director of Lennox International, Inc., and Littelfuse, Inc.
Gary H. Ritondaro, Director
Gary Ritondaro became a member of the ORBCOMM Board of Directors at the time of ORBCOMM's initial public offering. Mr. Ritondaro served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of LodgeNet Entertainment Corporation (entertainment, marketing and information services for the lodging and healthcare markets), a position he held from 2001 through 2010. Prior to joining LodgeNet, Mr. Ritondaro served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Mail-Well, Inc., an NYSE-listed manufacturer of envelopes, commercial printing and labels. Mr. Ritondaro was also Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Ferro Corporation, an NYSE-listed international manufacturer of specialty plastics, chemicals, colors, industrial coatings and ceramics.