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Kythera Named Emerging Technology Company of the Year by the Maryland Tech Council

Bethesda, Maryland — 20 May 2021 — Kythera Space Solutions, the leading provider of dynamic management systems for next generation satellites and SATCOM networks, announced today that it has been recognized as the 2021 Emerging Technology Company of the Year by the Maryland Tech Council, Maryland’s largest technology and life sciences trade association.

The Maryland Tech Council (MTC) seeks to propel Maryland to become the number one innovation economy for life sciences and technology in the country. The Emerging Technology Company of the Year demonstrates extraordinary growth in financial performance with transformative strategic direction and focus, thereby developing innovative services and answering a critical market need.

Kythera is pioneering the future of satellite communications (SATCOM). The company is on a mission to enable next-generation SATCOM networks that are dynamic, fully automated, reliable, and resilient. This autonomous future brings satellite-based internet service to remote areas of the globe, enables reliable broadband access on airplanes and ships, and creates a more resilient and secure communications infrastructure for the world.

“Being named a finalist for this prestigious state-wide award is a testament to Kythera's notable presence and vital work in the Maryland technology community,” said Jeffrey Freedman, Kythera’s CEO. “The MTC Industry Awards celebrate the best and brightest in Maryland, and we are privileged to be considered in that elite crowd.”

The Maryland Tech Council’s annual Industry Awards Celebration on May 20, 2021 – entitled “The Night of Leading Legends” – recognized the leaders and innovators in the life sciences and technology communities from Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic Region. See the full list of 2021 awardees here.

About Kythera Space Solutions

Kythera Space Solutions is the leading provider of dynamic management systems for next generation satellite payloads and networks. Kythera’s software solutions manage and optimize your satellite resources along with your ground-based assets, providing fully autonomous, real-time space network provisioning and operations that take full advantage of today’s flexible, high-throughput satellites.

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