Full Name
Alan Pellegrini
Job Title
Thales North America
Speaker Bio
Since 2017, Alan Pellegrini has served as the CEO of Thales North America, leading the company's 6,000 employees across the region in engineering innovative solutions for a future we can all trust. Our global capabilities across Digital Identity and Security, Aviation, Space, and Defense support our customers’ most challenging missions at a time of rapid transformation in the United States and Canada.

Mr. Pellegrini has over 25 years of experience both at Thales and at other leading companies across the technology industry that have shaped his approach to innovation and entrepreneurship, as well as smart growth and acquisition strategies.

Mr. Pellegrini joined Thales in 2007 to lead the company’s InFlyt Entertainment and Connectivity business. In the role, he drove the revitalization of the company's portfolio and led strategic initiatives to position the business for sustained market leadership. Assuming the role of CEO of Thales USA in 2013, Mr. Pellegrini supported the acquisition of several U.S. based companies which have reshaped Thales’ technology profile across big data, connectivity and cybersecurity.

Prior to Thales, Mr. Pellegrini served in senior executive roles at Rockwell Collins, Panasonic, and Hughes Electronics, in addition to leading two entrepreneurial ventures in aviation communications.

As North America CEO, it is Mr. Pellegrini's mission to continue to drive Thales' leadership and strategic growth across the markets we serve – leading our people, customers and partners with a vision that’s focused sharply on the future.
Alan Pellegrini