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ViaSat, Inc. (VSAT)

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ViaSat, Inc.

6155 El Camino Real
Carlsbad, CA 92009
United States

IndustryCommunication Equipment
Full Time Employees4,300

Key Executives

Mr. Mark D. DankbergCo-Founder, Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer2.24M5.05M61
Mr. Richard A. BaldridgePres, Chief Operating Officer and Director1.84M2.5M58
Ms. Shawn Lynn DuffyChief Financial Officer and Sr. VP908.88kN/A47
Mr. Keven K. LippertExec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.1.04M1.2M44
Mr. Ken A. PetermanSr. VP of Gov. Systems996.19k64.95k60
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


ViaSat, Inc. provides broadband and communications products and services worldwide. The company’s Satellite Services segment offers fixed broadband services, including broadband Internet access and voice over Internet protocol services under the Exede and WildBlue brands to consumers and businesses; in-flight Internet and broadband connectivity services to commercial airlines and business jets; mobile broadband services comprising network management and high-speed Internet connectivity services for customers using airborne, maritime, and ground mobile satellite systems; and enterprise broadband services. As of March 31, 2016, this segment provided broadband Internet services to approximately 697,000 consumer and small business subscribers. Its Commercial Networks segment offers fixed satellite networks that comprise satellite network infrastructure and ground terminals designed to access Ka-band broadband services; mobile broadband satellite communication systems; and antenna systems for terrestrial and satellite applications, such as earth imaging, remote sensing, mobile satellite communication, Ka-band earth stations, and other multi-band antennas. This segment also provides design and technology services, including analysis, design, and specification of satellites and ground systems; ASIC and MMIC design and production; and wide area network compression for enterprise networks. The company’s Government Systems segment offers government satellite communication systems, including various mobile and fixed broadband modems, terminals, network access control systems, and antenna systems; cybersecurity and information assurance products and services; and tactical radio and information distribution systems to enable real-time collection and dissemination of secure real-time digital information between command centers, communications nodes, and air defense systems. ViaSat, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Carlsbad, California.

Corporate Governance

ViaSat, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of May 1, 2017 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 8; Compensation: 4.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.