Airbus U.S. Space & Defense’s government solutions business has recently appointed Chris Tsirlis as their new vice president of business development and product innovation, with a focus on satellite communications and networking systems. Tsirlis made the announcement of his appointment in a LinkedIn post published on Sunday.
In his new role, Tsirlis will be working closely with a team of professionals to drive the development of cutting-edge satellite communication technologies that support customers’ mission-critical workloads. Prior to joining Airbus DS Government Solutions, he worked as a technical product manager at Microsoft, where he also served as a solutions architect focused on edge platforms for space/5G and hybrid cloud networks.
Tsirlis brings over three decades of experience in the Marine Corps, where he held senior information technology leadership positions such as director of IT and commanding officer of Marine Wing Communications Squadron 28, as well as IT operations officer for III Marine Expeditionary Unit G-6. His extensive background and expertise in the field make him an invaluable asset to the Airbus team.