Leadership Team

Philip Harlow

President, Telesat Government Solutions

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

Mr. Harlow has over 25 years of leadership experience, with deep knowledge and expertise in delivering SATCOM solutions to government users, including the U.S. Department of Defense and law enforcement and emergency services personnel.

He most recently was the President and CEO of DTC Communications, where he was brought in to define the corporate strategy, team and technology infrastructure for short and long-term growth. Before that, he was the Vice President of the Global Solutions Group for SES Government Solutions, where he spearheaded business development capture activities and engineered trusted solutions for government and defence customers. From 2010-2018, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of XTAR, LLC, designing innovative ways for military and government users to access commercial space platforms. Prior to XTAR, Mr. Harlow held a variety of executive and engineering roles with leading defense integrators and satellite operators, including Caprock Communications, DRS Technical Services, Intelsat General and Esatel Communications.

Mr. Harlow holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the Royal Military College of Science and a Master of Science from George Washington University.