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EvoNexus San Diego Committee
Co-Founder & CTO, ViaSat
Steve Hart is CTO and co-founder of ViaSat Inc. He provides technical direction across the company in areas of networking, architectures, software and information security. He works with ViaSat’s diverse set of business areas to drive innovation and strategic positioning. Mr. Hart has authored numerous technical papers in satellite networking and computer and communications security, and holds patents for inventions in these areas. He contributed to the growth of ViaSat from 3 people in 1986 to an international company with over 2200 employees today. Mr. Hart also sits on the board of Space Micro, Inc. and Palindrome Advisors, and on advisory boards for UC San Diego’s School of Engineering and School of Physical Sciences.
Prior to joining ViaSat, Mr. Hart was a Staff Engineer at Linkabit Corporation and a computer security analyst at the Merdan group. He served in the U.S. Air Force as an imagery intelligence specialist.
Mr. Hart holds a MA in mathematics from the University of California, San Diego, and a BS in mathematics from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.