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Keith Johnson
Executive Vice President: Energy at Speedcast


Mr. Johnson currently leads the global Energy Business Unit where manages the Strategy, Sales, Program Management, Service Delivery, and overall customer satisfaction of the customers.  With a diversified service focus on land, offshore production and drilling, energy service companies, alternative energy, and specific OSV fleets, this is global business operating in over 100 countries.  

Prior Role:  COO  Mr. Johnson led the global Operations for SpeedCast and was responsible for all aspects of managing the business to include Capacity Planning, Program/Project Management, Field Engineering, Network Engineering, CSC/NOC, and Systems Integration.  Mr Johnson completed the re-organization of the global Operations Team to ensure performance is measured and customer excellence is maintained across all the Business Units. 

With over 30 years of experience, Mr. Johnson has filled many roles during his career to include Global VP of Operations, President of Global Energy, General Manager, and CEO/Owner of his own company for several years, Transworld Telecom.  Mr. Johnson has led global Teams and established entities in over 40 countries over his 30+ years in the industry. 

Mr. Johnson currently serves on the Board of the GVF and also on the Board of SSPI where he invests his time and efforts to ensure the satellite industry is represented in a professional and corporately responsible manner.  In addition, Mr. Johnson serves on the Advisory Board of OilComm.  Mr. Johnson has authored and published many papers on the communications industry, international projects, and telecommunication Best Practices. 

Mr. Johnson Studied Business at Texas A&M while also earning a double major in Business Management and Marketing from Houston Baptist University.  He is married to Delaine Johnson and they have five children. 

Agenda Sessions

  • The Leaders’ Panel: Exploring next generation satellite applications around the globe