CEO and Director
Joshua Marks serves as our Chief Executive Officer and a member of our Board of Directors. Josh served as Global Eagle's Executive Vice President, Connectivity from 2017 to 2018, as Executive Vice President, Aviation Connectivity from 2016 to 2017 and as Senior Vice President, Operations Solutions from 2015 through 2016. From 2011 to 2015, he 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 2015. From 2008 to 2010, Josh 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, Josh served as a senior executive of MAXjet Airways, a transatlantic premium airline he co-founded. Earlier in his career, Josh was 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). Josh has a BA and an MBA from Harvard University.