Matthew J. Desch is a businessperson who has been at the head of 9 different companies. Currently, he is Chief Executive Officer & Director at Iridium Communications, Inc. and Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Iridium Satellite LLC (a subsidiary of Iridium Communications, Inc.).
He is also on the board of 5 other companies.
In the past Matthew J. Desch occupied the position of Chairman of Airspan Networks, Inc., Chief Executive Officer at iconectiv LLC, Chief Executive Officer of GHL Acquisition Corp., President at Nortel Networks Corp. and President-Global Carriers at Nortel Networks, Inc. (a subsidiary of Nortel Networks Corp.), Chief Executive Officer at Iridium Holdings LLC, Chief Executive Officer at Leidos, Inc. and Chairman at The Wireless Foundation.
He received an undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University and an MBA from The University of Chicago.