Northern Sky Research

NSR Team

  • Christopher Baugh


    Mr. Baugh serves as the President and Founder of Northern Sky Research (NSR), which he created in 2000 to provide independent, actionable market research and consulting services to the satellite industry.  Mr. Baugh directs all NSR multi-client research reports and single-client… View Profile

  • Ken Marini


    Mr. Marini joined NSR in 2000 providing sales and marketing services, accounting and general back office support. Prior to NSR, Mr. Marini had performed similar roles for PointEast Research, providing strategic consulting and market intelligence to a broad mix of startups, venture… View Profile

  • Kristen Kloster-Grady

    Marketing Director

    Ms. Grady joined NSR in 2011 as the Marketing Manager, supporting NSR’s industry-leading team of global analysts. She is currently based in NSR’s Washington D.C. office. From 2007 – 2011, Ms. Grady served as the Director of International Programmes for the GVF, where her focus was on… View Profile

  • Jose Del Rosario

    Research Director

    Mr. Del Rosario is a senior member of the consulting team where he focuses his research on quantitative modeling, data verification, and market forecasting for the commercial and government satellite communications sectors. He conducts ongoing research with specialization in policy… View Profile

  • Claude Rousseau

    Research Director

    Mr. Rousseau has more than 25 years of experience in the space and satellite sector and has worked in various functions in business, management, consulting, research, administration and marketing communications throughout his career.  

    He joined NSR in 2006 where he currently acts as… View Profile

  • Carlos Placido

    Senior Analyst

    Mr. Placido is an independent consultant and senior analyst with over twenty years of international experience in telecommunications and entertainment. Joining NSR in 2007 with focus on emerging technologies and satellite markets, he serves as a regional and IP applications expert on… View Profile

  • Brad Grady

    Senior Analyst

    Mr. Grady has been involved in the Satellite Communications industry since 2005, joining NSR in 2010. He is NSR’s Energy market subject matter expert, and a core member of NSR’s mobility research practice for both civil and government markets. He regularly provides his insights and… View Profile

  • Carolyn Belle

    Senior Analyst

    Carolyn Belle focuses on satellite manufacturing, launch, and in-space activity, and in particular the trends surrounding creation of diversified space architectures. She participates in commercial, civil, and government projects, serving as NSR’s lead analyst for manufacturing and launch… View Profile

  • Lluc Palerm-Serra

    Senior Analyst

    Lluc Palerm joined NSR as an analyst in 2015. His primary areas of focus are Satellite Broadband and Ground Segment covering key growth areas such as new markets unlocked by HTS, opportunities opened by innovations in ground segment, how SatCom integrates in the telecom ecosystem,… View Profile

  • Alan Crisp

    Senior Analyst

    Mr. Crisp joined NSR in 2014, following a Hong Kong based engineering role at Aurecon. Mr. Crisp is the co-author of NSR’s annual M2M and IoT via Satellite report and also Linear TV and other video broadcasting reports. As a member of NSR’s Fixed Satellite Services (FSS) group, Mr Crisp’s… View Profile

  • Dallas Kasaboski

    Senior Analyst

    Mr. Kasaboski joined NSR in 2016. Mr. Kasaboski has a M.Sc. degree in Space Studies from the International Space University, France. During his studies, Mr. Kasaboski worked on satellite mission design, contract negotiation, and was project manager of a team of young professionals… View Profile

  • Gagan Agrawal

    Senior Analyst

    Gagan Agrawal joined NSR as an Analyst in Jan 2017 and is based out of Mumbai, India. He covers research on space and satellite communications, working on the crossroads of satellite technology, economics and finance. He is the author for NSR's Satellite Capacity Pricing Index (SCPI)… View Profile

  • Siddharth Shihora


    Mr. Shihora joined NSR in September 2017, and is based in Strasbourg, France. Prior to joining the team as an Analyst, he completed a three-month internship at NSR, where he focused on the business case for Small Satellite Constellations across various verticals such as Earth Observation,… View Profile

  • Shagun Sachdeva


    Ms. Sachdeva joined NSR in December 2017. Prior to joining the team, she worked as the Business and Marketing strategist at Satellite Squared. During her time there, Ms. Sachdeva’s main activities included the market analysis and segmentation, identification of potential customers as well… View Profile

  • Shivaprakash Muruganandham


    Mr. Muruganandham joined NSR in 2018, after a brief stint as an engineer at Valeo R&D in the Czech Republic, where he worked on camera-based ADAS functions. 

    Prior to his role in the automotive industry, Mr. Muruganandham completed his Master’s studies with the Erasmus Mundus SpaceMaster… View Profile

  • Irma Fubiani


    Mrs. Fubiani has over 20 years of working at high corporate level for directorates of strategy, international operations and project finance in the Retail and Franchise sector, as well as in Hospitality and Banking in North America.

    In 2005 she moved to Europe, where she directed franchise… View Profile