Harris Corporation’s Janet Nickloy Named 2013 Chair of Hosted Payload
MELBOURNE, Fla. & WASHINGTON -- February 20, 2013
Janet Nickloy, director of Aerospace Mission Solutions for Harris Corporation
(NYSE:HRS), has been selected as the 2013 Chair of the Hosted Payload Alliance
(HPA). The HPA seeks to bring together government and industry in an open
dialogue to identify and promote the benefits of hosted government payloads on
Nickloy has extensive expertise in aerospace and satellite communications
markets. She currently is responsible for growth strategies related to
payloads, electronics, and precision structures for commercial and government
space and airborne platforms. Prior to this, she was a director of business
development and a director of programs for the company’s government business.
Nickloy is well-versed in hosted payloads through several ongoing
implementations at Harris, including the global aviation surveillance payload
for Aireon on the Iridium NEXT constellation.
“I am excited to undertake this leadership role in HPA,” said Nickloy. “There
is tremendous energy and momentum in both the industry and government
communities, and I look forward to accelerating the path toward hosted
payloads as an affordable and reliable solution for select missions.”
Nickloy has a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from
the University of Cincinnati. She is a graduate of the Mahler Advanced
Management Program and the Leadership Directions Program at the University of
Virginia Darden School of Business. Nickloy serves on the advisory council of
the Space Coast Economic Development Council and is a member of the American
Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the Women in Aerospace
A high-resolution photograph of Nickloy is available at
The HPA is a nonprofit satellite industry association established to serve as
a bridge between government and private industry to foster open communication
between potential users and providers of hosted payload capabilities. The
focus of HPA is on education, awareness and developing solutions to common
hosted payload challenges. HPA’s Board Members are: Arianespace, ATK Space
Systems, Boeing Space and Intelligence Systems, EADS North America, Harris,
Inmarsat, Intelsat General Corporation, Iridium Communications Inc., Lockheed
Martin Space Systems, Northrop Grumman, Orbital Sciences Corporation,
Raytheon, SES Government Solutions, Space Systems/Loral, Thales Alenia North
America and International Launch Services. Additional information about the
HPA is available at hostedpayloadalliance.org.
About Harris Corporation
Harris is an international communications and information technology company
serving government and commercial markets in more than 125 countries.
Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5.5
billion of annual revenue and about 15,000 employees — including 6,000
engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class
assured communications^® products, systems, and services. Additional
information about Harris Corporation is available at harris.com.
Harris Government Communications Systems
Sleighton Meyer, 321-727-6514
Jim Burke, 321-727-9131
Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.