CEO and Director
Joshua B. Marks serves as our Chief Executive Officer and a member of our Board of Directors, having previously served in the same capacity for Global Eagle Entertainment Inc., since 2018. Mr. Marks previously served as Global Eagle Entertainment’s Executive Vice President, Connectivity from April 2017 to March 2018, as Executive Vice President, Aviation Connectivity from July 2016 to March 2017 and as Senior Vice President, Operations Solutions from August 2015 through June 2016. From January 2011 to August 2015, Mr. Marks was the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Marks Systems, Inc. (d/b/a masFlight), an aviation big-data analytics company that he co-founded and that we acquired in August 2015. From February 2008 to December 2010, Mr. Marks was the Chief Financial Officer and a Director of eJet Aviation Holdings, a provider of VIP aircraft maintenance services, and the Executive Director of the American Aviation Institute, a commercial aviation policy think-tank. From 2003 to 2008, Mr. Marks served as a senior executive of MAXjet Airways, a transatlantic premium airline he co-founded. Earlier in his career, Mr. Marks served as Associate Director of the George Washington University aviation institute and held key roles at two technology companies, Virtualis Systems (acquired by Allegiance Telecom) and VelociGen (acquired by SOA Software). Mr. Marks has a BA and an MBA from Harvard University.