Leadership Team

Tom Eaton

President, Telesat Government Solutions

Tom Eaton, Vice President, International Sales

Tom Eaton is President of Telesat Government Solutions, a U.S.-incorporated, wholly-owned subsidiary of Telesat. Mr. Eaton is responsible for defining the government division’s commercial, operational and strategic activities.

Mr. Eaton has over 30 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, holding a range of executive leadership positions across the global satellite operator and network services markets, including providing secure communications services to the armed forces and national security community. 

Most recently, Mr. Eaton served as Vice President of International Sales at Telesat, where he successfully increased the utilization and revenue on the company’s international satellite fleet.

Before joining Telesat in 2014, Mr. Eaton was President of Harris CapRock Communications, where he played an instrumental role in the formation of a global provider of end-to-end, mission-critical communications networks for government, energy and maritime customers.

Mr. Eaton holds a Master of Business Administration from Mercer University and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Georgia.