CEO: Mark Dankberg.
Revenue: $802 million in FY 2011; $688 million in FY 2010.
Net income: $36 million in FY 2011; $31 million in FY 2010.
No. of local employees: 1,200.
Year founded: 1986.
Stock symbol and exchange: VSAT on Nasdaq.
Company description: Provider of satellite equipment and services to government and military customers, and provider of broadband Internet services mainly to rural consumers.
Key factors for success: Attracting the best possible talent and recognizing employees based on their contributions; conservative financial management; and anticipating market trends.
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