Mickey Mikitani
Director

Chairman, President and CEO Rakuten, Inc.

Luke Ibbetson
Director
Head of Research and Development and Technology Strategy, Vodafone Group

Tom Severson
Director

COO and CFO, AST & Science

Tareq Amin
Director
EVP and CTO, Rakuten Mobile
Group EVP and CAO, Rakuten

Ed Knapp
Observer

CTO, American Tower

Our Mission

Our team of engineers and space scientists is on a mission to eliminate the connectivity gaps faced by today’s 5 billion mobile subscribers and finally bring broadband to the billions who remain unconnected.