As sector president, David has full executive responsibility for the sector’s strategy development and execution, program performance, and growth objectives. The Communications sector provides mission-critical, advanced communications services to Peraton’s intelligence, defense, civil, and commercial customers. Additionally, this sector will lead the company’s continued growth in the government satellite and terrestrial communications markets.
With more than two decades of results-driven experience, David is a recognized leader within the telecommunications and information technology sectors. He most recently served as president and CEO of DataPath, Inc., a private equity-owned spin-out from Rockwell Collins focused on engineering, manufacturing and deployment of tactical communications systems and field services for the aerospace, broadcast, government and infrastructure markets.
Prior to his role at DataPath, David served in a variety of senior leadership positions in general management, marketing, product management and business development across the satellite and telecommunications space, including executive roles at ITC Global, Harris CapRock Communications, and Gilat Satellite Networks’ U.S. subsidiary, Spacenet, Inc.
David earned an MBA from Rice University, a master’s degree in computer information systems from Madison University, and dual bachelor’s degrees in business and international relations from Southern Methodist University. A published author, Myers has written extensively and frequently speaks on the topics of satellite communications, network continuity and applications for emerging communications technology. He was named “Visionary Executive of the Year” by Satellite Markets & Research in 2015 and currently serves as president of the Space and Satellite Professionals International industry association.