Robert is executive director of the World Teleport Association and of Space & Satellite Professionals International. WTA is the only trade association that focuses on all aspects of the business of satellite communications from the ground up. At the core of its membership are the world’s most innovative operators of teleports, from independents to multinationals, niche service providers to global hybrid carriers. SSPI is the largest membership organization in the industry, which connects the people of the invisible, indispensable industry called space and satellite to fuel the engine of growth and make the case for space technology as a vital contributor to the world. Robert is responsible for the programs, finances and governance of the associations. He is a frequent speaker and writer for industry events and publications.