Connect With Confidence

Global Leadership Meets Trusted Partnership

For 30 years, Artel, LLC (Artel) has been providing secure network communication services to Federal Government agencies. Based in the U.S. and backed by leading global private investment firms TPG and Torch Hill, Artel is a carrier-agnostic network integrator – developing customized solutions for our customers rather than trying to force fit off-the-shelf offerings. An International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 certified network systems integrator, Artel provides cost-effective, on-time delivery of global terrestrial and satellite network communication services, cyber security, risk management, and Information Technology (IT) solutions.

Company Facts:

  • As the largest commercial provider of satellite bandwidth to the DoD, Artel has the expertise and buying power to design and deliver complex telecommunications solutions worldwide
  • Artel’s established network presence in the Middle East and African regions enables us to increase network capacity and support new customers at a reduced cost
  • Under a competitive procurement, Artel recently unseated AT&T to deliver a terrestrial network to all Sub-Saharan African countries
  • Artel has established Master Service Agreements and relationships with multiple vendors, allowing us to provide cost-effective, reliable network connectivity throughout Africa, the Middle East, Europe, South Central Asia, and North America
  • Artel provides and supports more than 8 Gbps of terrestrial capacity on five continents
  • Artel furnishes 2 GHz of satellite bandwidth to the DoD
  • Artel owns and operates a Network Operations Center (NOC) that provides 24x7x365 mission-critical support to our Government customers
  • Artel manages nearly 100 network locations
  • Artel follows standardized processes to ensure that the telecommunications services we provide comply with U.S. and foreign national Government regulations
  • Since 2015, we have increased our network capacity by more than 1000%

U.S. Government and Military depend on Artel for reliable, secure, end-to-end network connectivity around the globe.

When Good Is Not Enough

Our Mission

A Higher Standard for Network and IT Solutions

Artel’s mission is to design, engineer, and deliver secure, cost-effective communications solutions so our customers can connect with confidence.

Our Expertise

30 Years of Proven Experience

Since 1986, Artel has delivered a full portfolio of satellite and terrestrial network communications and infrastructure, systems integration, cyber security, risk management and IT solutions. Artel partners with Government and industry leaders to enable customers all over the world to securely access and deliver content across all their networks and IT infrastructures―in every domain and environment.

Our Leadership Team

Senior Management

Paul Domorski

President and Chief Executive Officer

Paul B. Domorski is president and chief executive officer of Artel, LLC. He has a strong legacy of transforming and growing some of the best known companies in the U.S. and internationally, and has a proven track record in the IT industry.

Most recently, Paul served as chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of PAR Technology Corporation. Previously, he was president and chief executive officer of EMS Technologies Inc. Paul built British Telecom’s Syncordia Solutions business, a multibillion dollar network management, outsourcing and applications company, and he led the globalization of Avaya Corporation’s network footprint for VOIP and network services worldwide. At Unisys Corporation, Paul held a number of executive positions, including vice president and managing director of Services for Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Paul Domorski

President and Chief Executive Officer

Dr. XT Vuong

Vice President and Chief Scientist, FCSA Program Manager

Dr. Xuyen (XT) T Vuong is Vice President and Chief Scientist at Artel LLC, where he supports various Government programs through solution development, and the design and operation of satellite links and networks.

He received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering in 1971, Masters in Engineering (Electrical) in 1973, and PhD in 1976. Prior to moving to industry, he taught at University of Ottawa and Concordia University. He joined Artel in 2000 after working for VT Tech Corp, Canadian Astronautics, Comsat Labs, GTE Spacenet, SAIC, Spar Aerospace, and Telesat Canada.

XT is a highly acclaimed member of the satellite communications and has consulted with NASA/Glenn Research Center, Hughes Network Systems, Motorola, and COMTECH Mobile Datacom.

He has authored numerous pioneering studies and research on the effects of nonlinearity, rainfall, and sun transit on satellite links; and in satellite payload technologies of MARS and ATPA antennas. The MARS technology was a 2016 Space Technology Hall of Fame finalist. Dr. Vuong presented a seminal paper, Techniques to Optimize Usage of Satellite Power, at the 31st Space Symposium in 2015.

In 2015, Dr. Vuong was inducted into the Space & Satellite Professionals International Hall of Fame.

Dr. XT Vuong

Vice President and Chief Scientist, FCSA Program Manager

Phil Nesbitt

Vice President, Business Strategy and Development

A U.S. Army veteran and seasoned business development/Government proposal professional, Mr. Nesbitt has more than 30 years of communications experience, including 16 years supporting U.S. Government customers. His role at Artel is to expand the company’s presence in the terrestrial, IT services, cyber/Information Assurance, and complex SATCOM areas of business, drawing on his successful history running multi-billion dollar business development and proposal efforts.

Mr. Nesbitt joined Artel in 2014 after several years developing and managing winning opportunities with values ranging from $20M to $57B. In addition to overseeing IDIQ, Single Award, Best Value, and LPTA efforts at DRS Technologies for more than 6 years, Mr. Nesbitt provided contractual business development/proposal support to ITT, General Dynamics IT and LS, BAE, Orbital Sciences, and other defense industry leaders for 8 years.

Phil Nesbitt

Vice President, Business Strategy and Development

Ed Spitler

Head of SATCOM Programs

Ed Spitler is responsible for leading all aspects of Artel’s SATCOM programs, including operations, P&L, strategic planning, business development, and technical functions. Spitler is well known in the telecommunications and satellite communications industries and is often called upon for expert advice in U.S. Government procurement practices. Spitler has held key leadership positions at several major corporations, including, Airbus, Astrium, Vizada, ITT, Raytheon, and MCI. He spent 6 years active duty in the U.S. Army as a cryptographic and telecommunications specialist. He is the recipient of numerous industry awards, including the Washington Technology's Government Channel Leadership Award and Intelsat's Partnership Award. He is a multi-term officer on the Mid-Atlantic Chapter for Space and Satellite Professionals International and currently serves on the Board of Directors.

Ed Spitler

Head of SATCOM Programs

Greg Fornino

Chief Information Officer and Director of Engineering

Mr. Fornino is responsible for leading the integration of Artel’s Network Operations and Managed Network Services organizations, driving collaborations in pursuit of new business, and ensuring delivery of superior performance on existing programs. He helps define the company’s strategic vision and leads tactical execution of new programs while supporting contract capture initiatives. A highly accomplished leader with more than 20 years in telecommunications, engineering, and management roles, Mr. Fornino has directly managed Federal contracts valued in excess of $1B, and has led more than 200 personnel on five continents in the installation and operation of 1,500+ communication systems and satellite communications terminals.

Prior to joining Artel, Greg served as Vice President, Tactical Communications Division at DRS Technologies. He was responsible for managing the complete life cycle of telecommunications systems and networks for logistics, command and control, and intelligence missions globally for the U.S. Army and the U.S. Intelligence Community.

Greg Fornino

Chief Information Officer, Director of Engineering

Program Management

Anna Herbert

Program Manager SSA/SCS

Michael Heister

Program Manager

Alan Gerber

European Program Manager

William (Bill) Sullivan

Terrestrial Program Manager – Europe

Corporate Management

Jim Kubisch

Director of HR, Facilities, and Security

James Hahn

Controller

Greg Rondepierre

Director of Contracts, Subcontracts, and Purchasing

Abbas Yazdani

Founder

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