David Gelerman

President & CEO

SpaceBridge

Canada

Mr. Gelerman is a visionary, an innovative engineer and businessman with over 40 years of experience.  In 1988, Mr. Gelerman founded SpaceBridge Inc. (formerly known as Advantech Wireless Inc.), serving as President and CEO for the last 31 years.  He has steered the company from a small start-up to becoming a dominant global player in the satellite ground communication business, both in radio frequency and networking.  In 2018, after the divestiture of the radio frequency business, Mr. Gelerman continued the same traditions of pioneering new products and enhancements for the VSAT business, where SpaceBridge continues to be a best-in-class industry leader, leading the pace of innovation with one of the most advanced VSAT satellite network platforms.

Prior to founding the company, Mr. Gelerman held various management and design engineering positions at Nortel Networks, in the Transmission Networks Division, where he led a team that developed multibillion dollar long-haul microwave terrestrial radio business. Mr. Gelerman holds a Master’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (MSEE), specializing in Wireless Communications and Broadcasting.