John-Paul Hemingway, CEO, SES Networks

John-Paul Hemingway

CEO, SES Networks

John-Paul (JP) Hemingway is the newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer of SES Networks. SES Networks provides end-to-end network solutions to some of the world’s largest Telecommunications, Maritime, Aeronautical and Energy companies as well as to Governments around the world.

Prior to this, Mr. Hemingway served as the Executive Vice President, Product, Marketing and Strategy of SES Networks where he led Product Management, Marketing, Business Development and Corporate Strategy and was responsible for driving development of the company's products and vertical market segments.

Before SES acquired O3b and form SES Networks, Mr. Hemingway was Chief Marketing Officer for O3b Networks where he oversaw the company’s Product Management, Product Marketing, Business Development, Marketing Communications and Strategy teams, and was integral in the success of O3b’s success.

Mr. Hemingway is a networking industry veteran, having previously held a variety of senior management roles within Ciena, a leading network specialist which includes Regional General Manager Sales and Operations, Regional CTO and VP Product Management. Mr Hemingway started off his career at Corning Cables and Netscient.

Mr. Hemingway holds a PhD in Optical Communications and BSc (Hons) from Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.

Mr. Hemingway is a British national.