11-13 JUNE 2024

Antonio Abad Martín


Chief Technical and Operations Officer



Antonio Abad (1963). Master of Sciences in Aeronautical Engineering at the PUM and graduated in Senior Management in the GMP and in Digital Transformation from IESE. Also trained in leadership, talent development, and organization and people empowerment.

Become academician at the IAA and the AAE, as well as senior member of the AIAA and the IEEE.

From 1991 he has developed his career at HISPASAT in engineering and management positions. Since 2003 as CTO, responsible for the definition and implementation of satellite systems, launchers, ground control, and operation and control. In 2019, took over the development of the future infrastructures from HAP to cubesats, software defined satellites, and constellations. Since 2020 promotes the space quantum communications, with first applications and a CLC infrastructure.

Speaker at numerous forums, including Washington Satellite and World Satellite Business Week. Director of all editions of the HISPASAT Summit on Space Telecommunications.