Mr. Shah is the Director of Communication Satellites Operating Unit at Northrop Grumman, where he oversees business operations for the unit, including program execution and business development activities. Mr. Shah has over 30 years of experience in the space industry spanning nearly all aspects in both government and commercial environments, including product development, program and engineering management, and strategic planning. Mr. Shah joined Northrop Grumman in 1997 and has been instrumental in identifying strategic opportunities, opening up new markets, and securing new business for Northrop Grumman’s GEOStar satellites. Prior to Northrop Grumman, Mr. Shah worked at Boeing Satellite Systems where he developed several major satellite systems. Mr. Shah currently holds four United States patents for his designs related to satellite systems. He graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, and graduated from the University of Michigan with a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.