Jim Hooper

Mr. Jim Hooper is the Chief Commercial Officer and a Corporate Vice President at SES Government Solutions.

He was previously the Vice President, Global Government Sales at SES, where he was responsible for leading a team supporting defense, security, humanitarian, and institutional customers worldwide.

Previously, Mr. Hooper was responsible for developing SES Networks strategic customers in the Asia-Pacific region. He prepared and executed strategies for aeronautical, maritime, international government, and other commercial markets.

Prior to transferring to the Asia-Pacific, Mr. Hooper managed marketing, sales, business development, capture, and proposal writing activities for US Government customers as the Corporate Vice President for Development at SES Government Solutions (SES GS). Mr. Hooper transformed the SES GS approach to business development and pipeline management. SES GS won over $100M in new contract awards every year under Mr. Hooper’s tenure at SES GS.

Mr. Hooper was previously a Vice President at Interferometrics, Inc., He managed the Defense Solutions Group, providing analytic and engineering support to space and communications customers.

Mr. Hooper was selected as an Organizational Management Fellow at The George Washington University. His early career includes service in a light infantry company, assignment at the American Embassy Seoul, and work at Teledyne Brown Engineering. Other awards include a US State Department Meritorious Honor Award.