Matthew Desch

Matthew Desch

Chief Executive Officer at IRIDIUM COMMUNICATIONS INC.

Net worth: 31 M $ as of 2024-05-30

66 year
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Matthew J. Desch is a businessperson who has been at the helm of 9 different companies and currently holds the position of Chief Executive Officer & Director at Iridium Communications, Inc. and Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Iridium Satellite LLC (a subsidiary of Iridium Communications, Inc.). Mr. Desch is also on the board of 6 other companies. In his past career Mr. Desch held the position of Chairman at Airspan Networks, Inc., Chief Executive Officer at iconectiv LLC, President of Nortel Networks Corp. and President-Global Carriers at Nortel Networks, Inc. (a subsidiary of Nortel Networks Corp.), Chief Executive Officer of GHL Acquisition Corp., Chief Executive Officer of Iridium Holdings LLC, Chief Executive Officer for Leidos, Inc. and Chairman of The Wireless Foundation. Matthew J. Desch received an undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University and an MBA from The University of Chicago.

Known holdings in public companies

CompanyDateNumber of sharesValuationValuation date
2024-05-31 1,021,384 ( 0.84% ) 31 M $ 2024-05-30
2024-02-25 161,675 ( 0.23% ) 693 586 $ 2024-05-30

Matthew Desch active positions

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IRIDIUM COMMUNICATIONS INC. Chief Executive Officer 2009-09-28
UNISYS CORPORATION Director/Board Member 2018-12-31
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Chief Executive Officer 2006-09-21
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Former positions of Matthew Desch

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President 2009-09-21
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Training of Matthew Desch

The University of Chicago Masters Business Admin
The Ohio State University Undergraduate Degree

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UNISYS CORPORATION

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LEIDOS HOLDINGS, INC.

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IRIDIUM COMMUNICATIONS INC.

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