Management Team

  • Martin Kits van Heyningen
    Martin Kits van Heyningen
    President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board

    Martin Kits van Heyningen, one of our founders, has served as our president and a director since 1982, chief executive officer since 1990, and as our chairman of the Board of Directors since 2007. From 1980 to 1982, Mr. Kits van Heyningen was employed by the New England Consulting Group

    President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board
  • Donald W. Reilly
    Donald W. Reilly
    Chief Financial Officer

    Donald W. Reilly joined KVH in December 2016 as the chief financial officer. Mr. Reilly most recently held the position of vice president, corporate controller, and chief accounting officer at Nortek, Inc., a publicly-traded manufacturer and distributor of products and systems for use i

    Chief Financial Officer
  • Brent Bruun
    Brent Bruun
    Chief Operating Officer

    Brent C. Bruun was named chief operating officer in July 2016. Prior to that, he served as our executive vice president of mobile broadband, beginning in November 2012. From January 2011 to November 2012, he served as as our senior vice president of global sales and business development

    Chief Operating Officer
  • Robert Balog
    Robert Balog
    Chief Technology Officer

    Robert Balog has served as our chief technology officer since January 2019. Previously, he served as our senior vice president, engineering from October 2008 to January 2019 and vice president of engineering, satellite products from February 2005 to October 2008. From June 2003 to Janua

    Chief Technology Officer
  • Elizabeth Jackson
    Elizabeth Jackson
    Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President for Strategy

    Elizabeth Jackson joined KVH in November 2017 as chief marketing officer and senior vice president for strategy. Prior to joining KVH, Ms. Jackson was CMO at DOTS Technology Corp, an NEA portfolio company in health tech, building a novel protein detection platform for consumer and indus

    Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President for Strategy
  • Edward Kershenbaum
    Edward Kershenbaum
    Chief Information Officer

    Edward Kershenbaum joined KVH as Chief Information Officer in 2011. From 2002 to 2010, Mr. Kershenbaum held CTO and VP Engineering roles at Cambridge Interactive Development Corporation, a developer and operator of market-leading international gaming brands. Prior, he served as CIO for

    Chief Information Officer
  • Daniel R. Conway
    Daniel R. Conway
    Executive Vice President, Guidance & Stabilization Group

    Daniel R. Conway has served as our executive vice president of guidance and stabilization since November 2012. From January 2003 to November 2012, he served as our vice president of business development for military and industrial products. From March 2000 to December 2002, Mr. Conway w

    Executive Vice President, Guidance & Stabilization Group
  • Mark Woodhead
    Mark Woodhead
    Executive Vice President, Mobile Connectivity

    Mark Woodhead has served as our executive vice president, mobile connectivity since November 2018. Previously, he served as our senior vice president, EMEA, overseeing sales activities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa for our mobile connectivity business from March 2017 to November

    Executive Vice President, Mobile Connectivity
  • Jeffrey Brunner
    Jeffrey Brunner
    Senior Vice President - Operations

    Jeffrey Brunner has served as our senior vice president of operations since January 2019.  Previously, he served as vice president of operations (military and fiber optic products) since 2004. He originally joined KVH Industries as director of operations, fiber optics, when KVH acquired

    Senior Vice President - Operations
  • Felise Feingold
    Felise Feingold
    Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Compliance Officer, Chief Data Privacy Officer, and Secretary

    Felise Feingold has served as our senior vice president, general counsel, compliance officer, chief data privacy officer, and secretary since June 2019.  Previously, she served as our vice president, general counsel and secretary since August 2007, our compliance officer since December

    Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Compliance Officer, Chief Data Privacy Officer, and Secretary
  • Augustus (Skip) Ashton III
    Augustus (Skip) Ashton III
    Vice President, Product Development

    Skip Ashton has served as our vice president of product development since joining KVH in June 2019. Prior to joining KVH, he held several executive and senior program management positions in hardware and software development, including vice president of software for Ember Corporation/Si

    Vice President, Product Development
  • Jennifer Baker
    Jennifer Baker
    Vice President & Chief Accounting Officer

    Jennifer Baker has served as our vice president & chief accounting officer since January 2019. Previously, she served as our chief accounting officer and corporate controller since September 2016, becoming our principal accounting officer in May 2017 and vice president in January 20

    Vice President & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Richard Driscoll
    Richard Driscoll
    Vice President, Service Development & Implementation

    Richard Driscoll has served as our vice president of service development & implementation since January 2019.  Previously, he served as vice president, products & services since October 2012. He originally joined KVH as director of mobile data products in April 2001. He was inst

    Vice President, Service Development & Implementation
  • Heather Godek
    Heather Godek
    Vice President, Services and Customer Success

    Heather Godek has served as our vice president for services and customer success since joining KVH in January 2019. Prior to joining KVH, she was senior director of U.S. service operations for Schneider Electric, and previously held several senior field service and technical training po

    Vice President, Services and Customer Success
  • Ken Loke
    Ken Loke
    Vice President, Asia-Pacific

    Ken Loke has been our vice president for Asia-Pacific since joining KVH in May 2019. Prior to joining KVH, he held the positions of chief commercial officer and chief executive officer for Eutelsat Asia-Pacific, and senior vice president for General Electric Satellite for North Asia, So

    Vice President, Asia-Pacific
  • Jordan Vargas
    Jordan Vargas
    Vice President, Human Resources

    Jordan Vargas assumed the title of vice president of human resources when he joined the company in December 2016. Mr. Vargas brings wide-ranging experience at both large and small companies involved in technology services, manufacturing, and consumer products. Prior to joining KVH, Mr.

    Vice President, Human Resources