Microspace Communications, a leading satellite services provider owned by Capitol Broadcasting Company, has hired a new executive leader.
Jimmy Goodmon, President and COO of Capitol Broadcasting, announced Thursday that Cyrus Wilson has been named Vice President and General Manager. Wilson brings more than 20 years of experience in satellite communications, operations and customer management, and defense business management. In this role with Microspace, he will be responsible for all functions of the business, including sales, marketing, engineering, finance and administration. The appointment is effective May 17.
“I’m excited to have Cyrus join the CBC family and look forward to him leading us into the next chapter of Microspace’s evolution,” Goodmon said. “After several months of searching for the right person to lead the charge, I couldn’t be more confident that Cyrus Wilson is that leader.”
Wilson joins Microspace from Cubic Corporation, where he led a support services division under their satellite communications business unit. Over a 10-year career at Cubic, Cyrus held key positions in program management, sales and marketing, and product sustainment. He was recognized by previous leadership for his operational effectiveness and ability to execute business strategies.
Prior to Cubic, he spent several years with DRS Technical Services Inc., supporting program development, systems integration and technical solutions delivery. Cyrus also held roles at CAS Inc., and Eagan, McAllister Inc. in network engineering, satellite services and systems analysis. Additionally, he served in the U.S. Army, where he specialized in providing secure data links and communication systems around the world.
Cyrus holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems from Campbell University and a master’s degree in Information Technology Management from Webster University.
“My versatility and passion as a leader began early in my career, ascending the ranks as a technician, network engineer, and eventually into various leadership roles as an impactful business contributor,” Wilson said. “I’m humbled by the opportunity to join such an amazing organization, and I’m looking forward to working with our team to provide world-class support to our customers.”
About Microspace Communications
Founded in 1988, Microspace Communications is a pioneer in innovative broadband solutions for established and emerging enterprise applications, including digital signage, corporate communications, faith-based radio broadcasting, critical messaging and a variety of secure data networks. With one of the world’s largest satellite-based networks, Fortune 500 organizations and small companies alike rely on Microspace to deliver their business critical video, audio and data content.
Microspace now offers wireless, satellite and internet solutions for dozens of unique applications and the list of services and markets served continues to grow. The Microspace Network has also continued to grow with respect to the number of sites served. On any given day, Microspace delivers content to the well over a quarter of a million locations around the globe.
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