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Senior Product Manager 

Antonio Bove is Senior Product Manager, Data Portfolio of SES. Headquartered in Betzdorf, Luxembourg. SES is the world-leading satellite operator with a fleet of more than 50 geostationary satellites. The company provides satellite communications services to broadcasters, content and internet service providers, mobile and fixed network operators and business and governmental organisations worldwide.

He joined SES Group in 2008 as Product Manager and he covered various positions in Product management, Product Marketing and Sales; he was member of the Management Committee of SES Broadband Services from July 2013 to August 2014 when he left Europe to relocate to the Middle East.

From September 2014 to December 2015 he was Director, Product and Marketing at Al Yah Satellite Communications Company PrJSC. Yahsat provides satellite solutions for broadband, broadcast and governments across the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Central-South West Asia. Based in Abu Dhabi (UAE), Yahsat is wholly owned by Mubadala Development Company PJSC, the investment vehicle of the Government of Abu Dhabi.

Since January 2016 he joined back SES as Senior Product Manager being responsible of the Enterprise+ product portfolio and the HTS product roadmap of managed services.

Prior to join SES he held Product Marketing and Business Development roles in Elsacom (Finmeccanica Group) an exclusive Globalstar Service partner in 25 European Countries, providing voice and data connectivity through a constellation of 48 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites.

He has an extensive experience in the field of fixed, mobile and satellite communication, with more than 16 years telecommunication industry practice and 3 years consulting experience.

He got a Master degree in Economics and Business Administration at Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza” – Facoltà di Economia e Commercio. In 2008 he got an MBA in International Business Strategy at London School of Economics and Political Science, International Summer School.