Chris Badgett is Director of Ground Strategy for Kratos Federal Satellite Solutions. He has been instrumental in work at Kratos to develop virtual ground solutions that leverage the power of cloud computing and global antenna networks. Mr. Badgett has helped implement these solutions on a global scale with global antenna providers and public and private cloud computing environments that have matured (AWS / Azure / Google / GovCloud). Prior to Kratos, Mr. Badgett served in the Air Force as a weapons engineer in the Air Force Research Lab. Chris has also worked in the Space Development and Test Wing as a program manager for a satellite system developed by Ball Aerospace. Mr. Badgett holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tennessee and an MS in Space Systems from the Air Force Institute of Technology.