John Chay is executive vice president for integration and synergy programs at ST Engineering iDirect where he leads the system integration business and synergies with ST Engineering. Prior to joining ST Engineering iDirect, Chay spent 14 years at ST Engineering where he was responsible for the satellite communications and radar system integration businesses covering sales, business development, product development and operations. He has extensive experience in complex, turnkey satellite communications networking. Chay holds a master’s degree in electrical, electronics and communications engineering from the University of Michigan and completed the Stanford Executive Program in 2014.