Inmarsat President elected to Board of CVTA


3 October 2016: Gregory Ewert, President, Inmarsat Connected Car Program has been elected as a Member of The Connected Vehicle Trade Association, Inc. (CVTA) Board of Directors. Inmarsat has also joined CVTA as a Corporate Member.

CVTA members work to promote the deployment of Connected Vehicle solutions for safety, mobility, convenience and commercial applications.

Gregory Ewert, who joined Inmarsat in 2013 has recently been appointed head of their Connected Car Program and is responsible for the overall strategy and development of this opportunity.

Accelerating innovation

Prior to this position he served as President, Inmarsat Enterprise where he was responsible for overall global business strategy and direction of the company’s Enterprise business unit.  He has more than 25 years of senior executive leadership experience across a wide range of technologies in the telecommunications field.

“Satellite services are going to play an integral part in accelerating innovation and development of connected vehicle services and solutions,” said Ewert.

“Inmarsat is able to deliver real-time global coverage, reliability and security that today’s connected vehicle ecosystem demands, enabling the automotive industry to deliver on the exciting future of the connected vehicle.”

Scott McCormick, president of the Connected Vehicle Trade Association said: “With eighteen different business sectors participating in CVTA, the inclusion of Inmarsat provides for an even richer understanding of challenges and potential solutions for real-time communications for transportation globally.”