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Damien Garot
Senior Advisor to the CEO, Middle East and Africa at OneWeb


OneWeb is a global communications network with a mission to connect everyone, everywhere. Damien is responsible for delivering OneWeb’s market leading connectivity solutions tailored to the needs of enterprise, aviation, maritime, governments and communities in the Middle East and African regions. OneWeb delivers high-speed, low latency, secure, fibre-like connectivity, which allows enterprises to extend their operations anywhere on the planet and governments and telcos to fulfil their commitments towards bridging the digital divide with ubiquitous broadband connectivity. 

Damien has more than 20 years of experience in the business of space and space investment. He previously worked for the SkyBridge constellation project, Thales Alenia Space and Eutelsat. Damien is a space engineer by training (ISAE- Supaéro) and has an executive MBA from EM Lyon. 

Agenda Sessions

  • Finance: Implementing creative CapEx and OpEx business models for satellite communication in rural Africa