Mr. Knoblach has served as Chairman and CEO since Space Data’s incorporation in 1997. From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Knoblach was a program manager at CrossLink, Inc., a wireless communications equipment company. From 1992 to 1997, Mr. Knoblach was a business development and program manager for Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE:ORB), where he led the effort to develop the first hand-held, personal communicator for use with the Orbcomm© satellite network. Mr. Knoblach earned an MBA from Harvard University in 1992, an M.S.E.E. from the University of Minnesota in 1990, and a B.S.M.E. from M.I.T. in 1985. He is a licensed professional engineer and has been awarded two patents.