John Wade

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VP Connectivity Solutions



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As the Vice President of the Connectivity Business Unit at Panasonic Avionics Corporation, John Wade is responsible for the overall strategy, performance, and day-to-day operations of the Connectivity business unit. In his role, he serves as a key member of Panasonic Avionics’ executive team, and oversees a team of network capacity engineers and satellite experts, while working very closely with sales, engineering, and product management to drive revenue and support airlines worldwide. He also has full P&L responsibility and the company’s efforts in product strategy, investments, pricing, and customer commitments for Panasonic Avionics’ global in-flight connectivity service.

Prior to joining Panasonic, John served as the President of Intelsat Commercial Aviation, where he was responsible for all operational and commercial aspects of the division as well as it's P&L performance. While at Intelsat, John led the integration of the Gogo Commercial Aviation into Intelsat. Prior to joining Intelsat, John served as the President of Commercial Aviation at Gogo, where he was responsible for all aspects of Gogo's Commercial Aviation division including full P&L responsibility for all commercial and operational aspects of the division, sales and marketing, engineering and IT, program management, product management, manufacturing and production, network operations, finance, quality, customer support and product support

John was the Valedictorian at the University of Brighton where he received a Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical Engineering. He also earned a Finance and Accounting degree from Stanford University.
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