Major Executive Search announces the successful completion of an assignment placing Rear Admiral Jan Hamby (USN-Ret.) on the Board of Directors for Ligado Networks, located in Reston, VA. Ligado’s mission is to modernize American businesses by delivering the 5G connectivity solutions needed to transform their operations and realize the efficiencies of a digital world. MES Board Practice Search partner Teresa Jacques conducted the assignment along with Founder and CEO, Sue Major. Dr. Janice M. “Jan” Hamby is a highly decorated naval officer and former chancellor of the College of Information and Cyberspace at National Defense University.
“During her esteemed military career, Rear Adm. Hamby focused on the use of telecommunications, space and computer systems to improve decision making for command and control of the armed forces “says Teresa Jacques, Partner at Major Executive Search. “She directed global operations of the Navy’s offensive and defensive cyber forces and served two command tours at a regional telecommunications and networking site in the southeast United States and a major information hub in Italy supporting military communications from Iceland to Iraq. She currently leads Fair Winds Consulting, LLC, providing project-based consulting and speaking services on issues like cyberspace, education, leadership, and diversity”
“I am thrilled to be joining Ligado at such a critical moment for the company as it works to deploy spectrum for 5G and Internet of Things services that will benefit America’s critical industries and the entire U.S. economy,” said Rear Adm. Hamby. “I look forward to working collaboratively with the Ligado team and all stakeholders to achieve this goal.”
About Ligado Networks
Building on 25 years of experience providing crucial satellite connectivity, our mission is to modernize American businesses by delivering secure and reliable 5G connectivity solutions needed to transform their operations and realize the efficiencies of a digital world. Our plans to deploy licensed mid-band spectrum in public and private 5G networks will help pave the way for future innovations and economic growth across America. For more information, visit Ligado.com
About Major Executive Search
Major Executive Search is a global retained executive search firm helping technology companies strengthen and diversify their leadership teams and Board of Directors. The Major Executive Search Board Practice helps technology companies strengthen their boards and improve effectiveness and performance via balanced and diverse board candidates with the right blend of expertise and experience. The firm’s strategy is founded on identifying and recruiting world-class talent while providing superior customer service using a proprietary search process that yields extraordinary results.