Viasat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global communications company, announced it officially opened new offices in Austin, Texas; Seattle, Washington; and Amsterdam, Netherlands. The new offices aim to drive innovation across a number of technical and engineering disciplines by leveraging the talented candidate pools in the local regions.
"Viasat works on extremely difficult communications challenges - like how to bring high-speed, high-performing internet to the hardest-to-reach places," said Rick Baldridge, president and chief operating officer, Viasat. "By opening new offices around the globe, we can offer candidates an opportunity to work on challenging programs that have a real impact on how the world communicates."
Baldridge continued, "Each of these cities—Austin, Seattle and Amsterdam—are highly respected, growing cities with a booming technology sector. We look forward to engaging with potential candidates, university systems, local industry and government delegations, as we focus on attracting new, qualified team members to help us expand and innovate our software platforms, technical infrastructure and security toolsets."
Separately, Viasat provided an update on its expanding headquarters in Carlsbad, Calif. The new 23-acre campus expansion, located across the street from the Company's existing headquarters, was designed to embody Viasat's culture of creativity, exploration, freedom and innovation, as well as foster interaction between employees, clients and visitors. The space can accommodate six new office buildings, three parking structures, a cafe/conference center, recreational amenities for employees and an outdoor space providing "unexpected experiences" and displays of Viasat's latest technologies.
Source: ViaSat, Inc.
Date: Dec 14, 2017