As Chairman of SATELLITE, the world’s largest and longest-running commercial aerospace and satellite trade show, Jeff is responsible for creating and producing the event’s conference program, inviting speakers, establishing industry partnerships, and leading global community outreach. He has brought prominent speakers such as Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, Elon Musk, Bea Perez, Emily Calandrelli, and Charles Bolden to the SATELLITE stage, as well as executive leaders from Facebook, Google, Samsung, IBM, AT&T, and the world’s largest space companies.
In addition to SATELLITE, Jeff leads the development of all conference programs in Access Intelligence’s aerospace and telecommunications events portfolio. During the past few years, he has led an initiative to bring more young professionals and entrepreneurs to the SATELLITE show by establishing new programs such as the SGx keynote series and the Startup Space entrepreneur pitch contest, which has already helped connect new businesses with more than $3 million in seed investment funding. Jeff also has the pleasure of serving as Access Intelligence’s Executive Editor of Via Satellite magazine, the satellite industry’s leading b2b publication. He advises on editorial strategy, contributes guest columns and interviews, and leads integration of publication and event media. He is also the producer and host of Via Satellite’s popular space business and culture podcast, “On-Orbit.”
His award-winning career in media management and journalism covers a wide range of professional industries and institutions. He has been published in several telecommunications, technology, design, research, and policy publications and newspapers. He joined Access Intelligence’s aerospace team in 2008 and previously served as an editor for Next City magazine and as the Director of Communications for Drexel University’s Media Arts and Design colleges and programs. Follow Jeff on LinkedIn
Mark Holmes has a multi-faceted role for the Satellite Group at Access Intelligence, putting him at the leading edge of both events and digital content/platforms. Mark has been an integral part of Via Satellite for the past 13 years, and has held the Editorial Director role for many years. As Editorial Director, Mark is directly responsible for driving the content and news that Via covers, making it the satellite and connectivity industry’s most respected and read satellite content. He has interviewed some of the biggest names in the business, including exclusive interviews with Jeff Bezos and Sir Richard Branson. Over the last few years, Mark has sat at the helm of the launch of two new major events – The Global Connected Aircraft Summit and CyberSat Summit – and has played a key role in developing the conference program for the world’s largest global satellite trade show, SATELLITE. An accomplished public speaker, Mark has graced stages in Washington, Moscow, Singapore, and London among others, and has frequently moderated some of the most attended panels in satellite. Mark has been at Access Intelligence almost two decades, working on a variety of titles in telecom, broadband, digital TV, and satellite. Outside of work, Mark is a keen tennis player, a collector of watches from new and up-and-coming watch brands, and has a liking for international dramas and movies.
Joe Milroy joined Access Intelligence in 2004 as Account Executive for Via Satellite. Based on success and his passion for the business, Joe was promoted to National Sales Manager, Associate Publisher and then Publisher. With more than 20 years of experience in B-to-B publishing and as Publisher, Joe is responsible for strategy and sales of the brands working closely with editorial, sales, marketing and audience development. Joe thrives on launching new product and events which fill a niche in the market, educate and help bring together buyers and sellers whether it’s in print, online or face to face events. Prior to joining Access Intelligence, Joe worked for Penton Media, VerticalNet, and Penwell Publishing.
As Vice President of the Satellite Group, Lindsey Fuller is responsible for the strategic growth and cohesive direction of the Satellite Group, including the SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition, Via Satellite, OilComm Conference and Exposition and the CyberSat Summits. Lindsey began her career at Access Intelligence in May of 2008 as marketing manager of the SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition.
Lindsey was soon promoted to marketing director, overseeing the marketing campaigns for the SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition, OilComm, ShaleComm, OR Manager Conference and numerous conferences in the Defense and Aviation markets. Pursuing her passion for face-to-face events and building strategies for audience engagement, Lindsey was promoted to show director of the aerospace events at Access Intelligence, including the SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition, OilComm, ShaleComm, Hosted Payload Summit and Avionics for NextGen where she oversaw the marketing, sales, operations and content for each event.
Prior to Access Intelligence, Lindsey began her tradeshow career at National Trade Productions on the GovSec, U.S. Law and Ready tradeshows and worked at 1105 Government Information Group as Marketing Manager for numerous government conferences. Lindsey has a BBA in Marketing from the College of William and Mary.
Rachel Jewett joined the Via Satellite team as assistant managing editor in 2019. She reports on industry news and manages and edits Via Satellite magazine. Rachel also writes Via Satellite’s daily news feed, runs its social media and updates the website. In addition, she co-produces the On Orbit podcast. Rachel was previously a news editor for former commuter daily The Washington Post Express, where she edited for the Nation and World section, along with writing and editing human interest news about the D.C. area. She is from Cincinnati, and moved to D.C. to intern as a producer for The Washington Post’s Select news app. She is an alum of the Dow Jones News Fund program and interned at the New York Times as a copy editor on the Arts desk in 2015. She has also worked as a copy editor at CityBeat, Cincinnati’s alt weekly. Rachel has a degree in journalism from Ball State University. Outside of work, Rachel enjoys exploring nature, listening to podcasts, checking out local restaurants and trying new recipes at home. Contact Rachel with news and tips about the satellite industry, or to contribute to Via Satellite, at email@example.com.
Isabel Burnham joined Access Intelligence in 2016 as a Marketing Coordinator for the SATELLITE Conference & Exhibition. During her time at AI, Isabel has directed marketing campaigns for SATELLITE, OilComm Conference & Exposition, DC5G Conference and Via Satellite Magazine. Now as Senior Marketing Manager for the Satellite Group, Isabel is responsible for the overall marketing strategy and execution for all group products and works closely with content, editorial, sales and operations.
Prior to joining Access Intelligence, Isabel studied Film & Television and History at University of Vermont, and started her marketing career at the non-profit organization Norman Bird Sanctuary, and luxury boat-builder Hinckley Yachts. Isabel lives in Rhode Island with her husband Sebastian, son Zephyr, and puppy Mabel, and enjoys spending as much time by the ocean as possible.