Dario Zamarian

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Group President

Mr. Dario Zamarian is Group President of SSL, a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems. In this role, he is responsible for all of the satellite and space systems markets the company serves including GEO Communications, LEO Communications and Earth Observation, Space Infrastructure Services, and U.S. Government Systems.

With an execution track record that spans Fortune 100 companies, Private-Equity firms, and VC-backed start-ups, Mr. Zamarian brings a wealth of experience in leading transformative growth and strategic leadership to SSL, where he works closely with the senior executive team to support the needs of satellite operators around the world and drive growth into new markets.

Before joining SSL, Mr. Zamarian advised multiple technology companies affiliated with The Blackstone Group and served on several of their company boards. Most notably, he was instrumental in the strategy formulation, acquisition, and integration activities that formed Optiv Security, a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions.

Prior to that, Mr. Zamarian was Dell’s Global Vice President and Worldwide General Manager of the Enterprise Systems & Solutions and the Networking Divisions from 2010 to 2013. Mr. Zamarian served as Vice President and General Manager, Systems and Network Management, at Cisco Systems from 2004 to 2010.

Previously he held positions in corporate strategy, product management, sales, and software engineering for several technology firms in Silicon Valley.

Mr. Zamarian holds an M.S.E.E. from Polytechnic of Turin, Torino, Italy and an M.B.A from the European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD), Fontainebleau, France.