Management Team

President & Chief Executive Officer

Effective June 21, 2022, Brent C. Bruun was appointed to the KVH Board of Directors in addition to assuming the positions of President and Chief Executive Officer after previously holding the position of Interim President and CEO from March 7, 2022. Prior to that, he served as chief operating officer since July 2016 and as our executive vice president of mobile broadband, beginning in November 2012. From January 2011 to November 2012, he served as our senior vice president of global sales and business development. He served as our vice president of global sales and business development from July 2008 to December 2010. From January 2008 until joining KVH, Mr. Bruun worked as a private consultant. From January 2007 until January 2008, Mr. Bruun served as senior vice president of strategic initiatives for SES AMERICOM, a satellite operator providing services via its fleet of 16 geosynchronous satellites covering North America. In this position, he concentrated on global mobile broadband opportunities with particular emphasis on the maritime and aeronautical markets. Other positions held at SES AMERICOM included president of Americom’s Managed Solutions Division from July 2004 until December 2006 and senior vice president of business development from July 2002 until June 2004. Previously, Mr. Bruun held positions at KPMG LLP and General Electric. Mr. Bruun holds a B.S. in accounting from Alfred University and is a certified public accountant.

Chief Financial Officer

Anthony Pike has served as our chief financial officer since April 2024. Until April 2024, he served as vice president finance and corporate controller, responsible for the overall financial reporting function of KVH. Previously, he served as our vice president, finance & operations EMEA/APAC starting in March 2021. In this role, Mr. Pike was responsible for all financial aspects of our subsidiaries outside the United States of America, as well as the operations of KVH’s Media Group businesses. Mr. Pike served as our senior director of finance from September 2019 to March 2021; our finance director, KVH Media Group & Videotel from July 2016 to September 2019; and our financial controller, KVH Media Group & Videotel from August 2014 to September 2019. Before joining KVH, Mr. Pike was the General Ledger Regional Lead – Northern Europe, for Univar Solutions LLC, a leading chemical distribution company, from April 2010 to August 2014. Mr. Pike also previously worked as an audit senior at the accounting firm Garbutt & Elliott LLP, from 2004 to 2010. Mr. Pike received his ACA qualification from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales in 2009.

Chief Technology Officer

Richard Driscoll has served as our chief technology officer since February 2024. Previously he was our senior vice president of network operations and service development since April 2022. Before that, he served as our vice president of services development and implementation starting in January 2019. From August 2012 to January 2019, he served as our vice president of satellite products and services and was instrumental in the development of our global satellite communications network. From April 2001 to August 2012, Mr. Driscoll served as our director of mobile data products and then director and product manager for both our satellite television and satellite communications product lines. Before joining KVH, Mr. Driscoll was a senior technical manager at Hughes Network Systems (August 1998 to March 2001), network operations manager at CAC (a DARPA contractor) (May 1992 to April 1998), and systems engineer with the GE Syracuse Surface Ship Division from 1988 to 1991. Mr. Driscoll received a MSEE/BSEE in Electrical/Computer Engineering from the University at Buffalo and a BA in Physics at the State University of New York at Potsdam.

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 2017 and our chief data privacy officer since August 2018. Before joining us, from January 2004 until July 2007, she held the position of vice president and general counsel for The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) USA, Inc., which operated the Brooks/Eckerd pharmacy chain, comprising more than 1,800 stores. Her other experience includes six years, from September 1998 to December 2004, as an attorney with the international law firm of McDermott, Will & Emery. Ms. Feingold holds a B.A. in government from Cornell University, a J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law, and an M.B.A. from Boston University Graduate School of Management.