Tim Farrar

TMF Associates

Moderator: Closing General Session - Are Satellite and Terrestrial Industries Converging?

Moderator: Responding to Aeronautical Emergencies: Lessons Learned from Flights MH370 and AF447

Tim has over 20 years consulting experience across the satellite and telecom industries, having worked for leading technical and strategy consultancies in both the UK and US. He has an M.A. and a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge, UK and runs his own consulting company, Telecom, Media and Finance Associates, Inc. (www.tmfassociates.com), based in Menlo Park, CA, which specializes in the technical and financial analysis of satellite and telecom ventures. From 2006 to 2015 he was President of the Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA).

Over the last two decades, Tim has worked with almost all of the leading players in the satellite sector, developing business plans and assisting in optimization of the technical design for new systems, and has undertaken numerous due diligence assignments for potential investors. He also publishes the most comprehensive research service on MSS and HTS mobility issues.