Ian Jones

Ian Jones

Ian is the founder and Managing Director of Orbit Research. His background in satellite communication radio design includes the development of several new technology systems, including the first DSP-based modem – for the Inmarsat Aeronautical service.

Before setting up Orbit Research he lead the satellite communication electronics department at CSRL and was head of the business development team at Ferranti International Satellite Systems Division.

Whilst at Orbit Research Ian has developed a number of new product applications, managed a £ multi-million software development project with over 60 developers and system testers,  created and assisted in the formation of a range of Space Science Education projects including the Star Centre, Space Connections, the ESA ESERO project and lead a team of space industry and academic institutions in the development of a new space science centre.