MEET THE DRIVING FORCES BEHIND AOS
Get to know the exceptional individuals who form the backbone of our organization. With their expertise, innovation, and unwavering commitment, our diverse team is dedicated to shaping a brighter future for seafarers, the shipping industry, and the global environment.
Director of Maritime Business Development, ORBCOMM
Andrew Loretta is Sr. Director of Maritime Business Development for ORBCOMM’s Maritime Services and heads global Sales, Business Development and Marketing efforts for its satellite AIS data services and new maritime product initiatives. Over the last 20 years Mr. Loretta has been involved in developing and implementing terrestrial- and satellite- based remote asset tracking solutions for the maritime and logistics industries, serving in Sales, Business Development, Product Management, and Operations roles in support of maritime related tracking and monitoring solutions. During this time, Mr. Loretta has managed relationships with a broad range of major government and maritime authorities, vessel owners, offshore energy operators and maritime information providers. Mr. Loretta graduated from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, and is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish. Mr. Loretta resides in Miami, Florida, with his wife and two children.
PETER JW ANDERSON
Chief Commercial Officer, AAC Clyde Space
Peter is responsible for the commercial strategy and development of the AAC Clyde Space business through marketing, sales, product development and customer service activities to drive business growth and market share. He has been with the company for six years and brings more than 15 years’ experience across a variety of engineering and management roles. Peter has a Postgraduate Diploma, Computer-Aided Engineering from the University of the West of Scotland, Paisley and a BEng Mechanical Engineering from the University of Glasgow.
Sr. Director of Digital Battlespace Solutions, Saab
Jenny Gardner is Sr. Director of Digital Battlespace Solutions at Saab and leads on strategy, innovation and experimentation concerning space, cyber, communications and C-UAS. Ms. Gardner has spent her career mainly in management positions in the ICT sector as well as serving UK Government as Director of UK Trade and Investment (DIT) for Sweden. Ms. Gardner established, in collaboration with Imperial College London, the Saab Innovation Hub to support Saab’s UK-wide network pertaining to technology R&D and she produces the podcast Zero Pressure, hosted by the UK’s first astronaut, Helen Sharman. She is since several years a member of the Working Group of Innovair, Sweden’s national strategic innovation programme for aeronautics.