Clemson University

Innovative Leadership Series Presents: Gary Parsons, NextNav LLC

The Innovative Leadership Series presents:

Gary Parsons
Executive Chairman of NextNav LLC

Join Clemson University MBA Program on July 21 for Innovative Leadership Series speaker Gary Parsons, Executive Chairman of NextNav LLC beginning at 6:00 p.m. followed by a networking reception.

This event is FREE and open to the public.

About Gary Parsons:
Currently Executive Chairman of NextNav LLC, a company dedicated to improving indoor location for E911 wireless calling, Gary Parsons has spent over 45 years in the telecom industry, and is noted for the founding or early stage development of a number of innovative telecom companies, including XM Satellite Radio, SkyTerra, TerreStar Networks, Telecom*USA and MCImetro. He served as the founding CEO and then Executive Chairman of XM Satellite Radio from 1997 through its merger with Sirius in July 2008, and continued as Chairman of the combined Sirius XM Radio until 2010. Gary has been a pioneer in the deployment of fiber optic networks in the 80's and 90's and hybrid satellite-terrestrial technologies (such as XM Radio, SkyTerra and TerraStar) during the 2000’s. He holds a Bachelors in Electrical and Computer Science from Clemson University, a Masters in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina, and is Co-Chairman of the National Alliance to End Homelessness.



Friday, July 21, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Greenville ONE, 5th Floor Auditorium 1 N. Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601

Event Type

Speakers, Special Events


College of Business, MBA, Centers and Institutes, Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership

Target Audience

All Audiences







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