Joseph Braveman

Dr. Joseph Bravman

President & CEO, OMNISAT, LLC
Dr. Joseph S. Bravman the founder and CEO of Omnisat, LLC, a satellite data transmission services company that leases satellite capacity to deliver high value digital content over most of Europe, Asia, and Africa.  He is also co-founder of Omnispace, LLC and served as its CEO from 2012-2016.  Omnispace is the owner and operator of an on-orbit MEO communications satellite, a global ground network, ten additional satellites planned for launch into a communications constellation.

Dr. Bravman previously held several positions at Orbital Science Corporation. He was Orbital’s Senior Vice President/Corporate Development until May 2000 and previously served as Corporate Chief Engineer, Senior Vice President of Orbital’s Advanced Systems Group, and Senior Vice President for Engineering and Operations of the company’s Space and Electronic Systems Group. During his time at Orbital, Dr. Bravman executed several remote sensing and communications satellite programs and managed the construction of the ORBCOMM satellite constellation and Orbital’s role as provider of the ORBCOMM space segment. 

Prior to Orbital’s acquisition of Fairchild Space and Defence Corporation in 1994, Dr. Bravman was Corporate Executive Vice President of Fairchild and President of its Defense Electronics division that produced avionics, satellite communications, and mission planning ground support systems. He joined Fairchild in 1974.  

Dr. Bravman received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Cornell University. He was awarded the Silver Night of Management in 1991 and was granted 3 US patents for Ka-Band store and forward gigabit per second data delivery satellite systems. 

Dr. Bravman currently serves on several boards including the National Defense Industrial Association, Syntonics LLC, the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation.  He was previously a member of Cornell’s student nano-satellite project advisory team, the Maryland High-Technology Council Board.  He was formerly a member of the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee/IES.  He is also a member of many professional associations, and publishes and lectures on numerous management and technical subjects.