Greg Pelton is the Chief Technology Officer at Iridium Communications Inc., the only satellite communications company that offers truly global voice and data coverage. In this role, he drives innovation and oversees the technical aspects of Iridium’s products and services, while managing the day-to-day activities of the company’s systems teams. This includes technical roadmaps and strategy, system architecture and design, programs to develop new services, and network performance and analysis.
Pelton joined Iridium from a venture-backed AI company focused on augmented intelligence for the enterprise, where he served as Chief Development Officer. Prior to that he was Vice President of Collaboration and Devices at Avaya, where he managed a $400M portfolio of voice and video endpoints, soft clients, and collaboration services. Pelton also served as CTO and Vice President for Infrastructure Engineering at Polycom and led Cisco’s corporate Technology Center where he incubated new technology growth areas for Cisco including satellite networking.