David Kagan

CEO, Globalstar

David Kagan

Speaker Bio

David Kagan currently serves as CEO of Globalstar. Prior to re-joining Globalstar as President and COO in December 2017, Kagan was the COO of SpeedCast International Limited. He served as President of ITC Global, a premier global VSAT satellite services provider from August 2014 through September 2015. He was also the President and CEO of Globe Wireless from June 2011 through January 2014 when it was sold to Inmarsat PLC.


Prior to Globe Wireless, for nearly twelve years, Kagan provided his leadership and expertise in his role as President and Chief Executive Officer of Maritime Telecommunications Network, a major satellite services provider to the cruise, yachting, and maritime markets. His accomplishments include forming a joint venture with ATT to enable mobile phone usage (voice, data, and texting) on the worlds cruise fleet as well as driving a successful turn-around of the company throughout his 12 years of leadership.


His extensive and uniquely applicable experience ranges from serving as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of ICG Satellite Services to Vice President of Finance and Treasurer at Norwegian Cruise Line Ltd, where he led a $1 billion refinancing which resulted in repositioning the company for strong growth.


Kagan holds a Masters Degree of Business Administration from Florida Atlantic University. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in both Finance and Marketing at the University of South Florida, Tampa.