Phasor, a leading developer of enterprise-grade electronically-steered antenna (ESA) systems for mobile broadband, has announced that satellite industry veteran and Satellite Hall of Fame member Phillip Spector has joined the Phasor Board of Directors.
Spector’s career in the satellite sector spans more than 30 years. A highly respected and experienced attorney in government and business, he was formerly EVP, Business Development, and General Counsel of Intelsat, where he was responsible for legal and regulatory matters in connection with a major industry merger, the $16.6 billion sale of Intelsat from one private equity group to another and more than $25 billion in financing transactions. He was also a member of Intelsat’s Board of Directors. Spector’s career also includes the practice of telecommunications and satellite law at two major international law firms.
After graduating from Harvard with a Master’s degree in public policy and a law degree, Mr. Spector clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and for Justice Thurgood Marshall of the U.S. Supreme Court. He then served in the White House as Associate Assistant to the President, focusing on public outreach, foreign relations and defense matters.
Spector said that Phasor is a clear leader in electronically steered antenna technology and he has been impressed with the commitment and creativity of the team and looks forward to offering his experience to the company’s future success.
David Helfgott, CEO, Phasor, added that the company is delighted to welcome Phil to the Phasor Board of Directors. His broad experience and leadership in strategic, regulatory and business aspects of the satellite communications industry will be invaluable in helping to achieve Phasor's vision.