Murat Sumer, ViaSat
Murat is an aircraft software and system aficionado. An avid avgeek, Murat's love of airplanes began when flying on transatlantic flights at an early age. Those were the days when a ten-year-old with a keen interest of flying could spend fifteen minutes with the flight crew in the cockpit of a Boeing 747 at 36,000ft. Murat's career has centred around software and system engineering in the aerospace industry. He’s worked closely with industry leaders, contributed to working groups, and pioneered cutting edge solutions with companies behind everything relating to aviation data and software flying on aircraft around the world. Murat is also on his way to earning his wings as he works on attaining his Canadian Private Pilot’s License.Murat Sumer is a Programme Manager at ViaSat, using world class system engineering and emerging technology to meet the needs of the aviation industry.