People: ORBCOMM Inc (ORBC.O)
1 May 2015
Mr. John E. Major is an Independent Director of ORBCOMM Inc., since April 2007. Mr. Major is President of MTSG (strategic consulting and investment company), which he founded in January 2003. From April 2004 to October 2006, Mr. Major also served as Chief Executive Officer of Apacheta Corporation, a privately-held mobile, wireless software company. From August 2000 until January 2003, Mr. Major was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Novatel Wireless, Inc., a wireless data access solutions company. From November 1998 to November 1999, Mr. Major was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wireless Knowledge, a joint venture of Qualcomm Incorporated and Microsoft Corporation. From 1997 until 1998, he served as President of the Wireless Infrastructure Division of Qualcomm. Prior to that, for approximately 18 years, he held various positions at Motorola, Inc., the most recent of which was Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Major is a director of Broadcom Corporation, Lennox International, Inc., Littelfuse Inc. and Resonant Inc. Mr. Major’s senior leadership positions at a number of companies, strong operational expertise, strong background in the technology sector and experience and qualifications noted above were among the factors considered by our board of directors in selecting him to serve as a director.
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