Mark D. Dankberg

Chairman of the Board, CEO

MARK D. DANKBERG was a founder of Viasat and has served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Viasat since its inception in May 1986. Mr. Dankberg also serves as a director of TrellisWare Technologies, Inc., a privately-held subsidiary of Viasat that develops advanced signal processing technologies for communication applications. Mr. Dankberg is a director and member of the Audit committee of REMEC, Inc., which is now in dissolution. Prior to founding Viasat, he was Assistant Vice President of M/ A-COM Linkabit, a manufacturer of satellite telecommunications equipment, from 1979 to 1986, and Communications Engineer for Rockwell International Corporation from 1977 to 1979. Mr. Dankberg holds B.S.E.E. and M.E.E. degrees from Rice University.