Winter overseas the corporate strategy and leads the iDirectGov team to bring solutions to the military satcom (MILSATCOM) arena.
Winter brings more than 20 years of experience in the satellite communications arena. Prior to joining iDirect Government, Winter served as vice president of global accounts and global government & defense at parent company ST Engineering iDirect. Winter managed all strategic global account engagements and capture pursuits for International Defense opportunities.
Previously, he managed the satellite networks division at L-3 Communications where he led all sales and business development efforts for managed satellite communication, data networks and operational field services.
Winter served in the U.S. Navy and flew P-3 Orion aircraft as a Naval flight officer on active duty for eight years. He continued his service in the United States Navy Reserves, flying P-3 aircraft and the BAMS-D UAV through 2022. He retired in 2022 from the U.S. Navy with the rank of commander.
He has a Master’s degree in business administration from Georgetown University, Washington, DC, and a Bachelor of Science degree as a Trident Scholar from the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD. He is chairman of the board for the Minerallac Company.