Margo Deckard

Co-Founder & COO, Lynk

Margo Deckard

Speaker Bio


Margo Deckard is the Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Lynk Global, Inc., the world's only patented, proven, and commercially licensed satellite-direct-to-mobile phone system. Her career spans more than two decades of technology development and space policy. She has deployed and tested field technology in clean water, energy, and space sectors. Prior to Lynk, Margo was the Principal Investigator for NASA-funded research on the environmental impacts of space solar power (SSP) and co-authored a study for the National Security Space Office on SSP. Recently, Margo wrote a web data connector for NetHope to connect data from the United Nations Humanitarian Crisis Response Syrian Refugee Crisis REST APIs and populate Tableau. This product will guide over 43 NGOs in their efforts to meet the needs of the Syrian Refugees. She was the project manager for the Fast Space study commissioned by the United States Air Force to recommend new paths for meeting the national security space needs of the United States. She has a B.S. in Genetic Engineering from Purdue University and an M.S. in Systems Engineering from Wright State University.