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Speaker detail

  • Olivier Gommes
  • Vice President, Technology & Innovation
  • Marlink, France

Olivier has more than 10 years of technical, development, and management experience in the global telecommunications industry. He joined Marlink in 2008 as Chief Technical Officer for its subsidiary, formerly known as TDCOM, before taking Engineering and Presales responsibilities within the Enterprise division of the Marlink Group. First as part of the Airbus group, and more recently as VP Technology & Innovation with the newly rebranded Marlink.

His specialty is the development of complex satellite-based telecommunications and ICT projects for customers operating in austere and challenging environments. Especially, Olivier has facilitated the development of a global, agnostic network infrastructure for land operations using hybrid connectivity combining satellite, terrestrial and wireless networks. He has also been leading the digitalisation of Marlink’s portfolio of fully managed digital communication services, reinforcing the positioning of the Enterprise division in the industry.

Prior to joining Marlink, Olivier worked for Orange Business Services in Paris being in charge of Business & Network Management. Olivier received a master’s degree of Telecommunications from the Institut Supérieur d’Electronique de Paris, and is holder of the INSEAD certificate in Advanced Industrial Marketing Strategy.