Georgia Tech Alumnus Inducted into Space and Satellite Professionals Hall of Fame

Jim Oliver headshot

James I. “Jim” Oliver II (Alpha Sigma–Georiga Tech ’63) was inducted into The Space & Satellite Professionals International’s prestigious Space & Satellite Hall of Fame on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at the annual Hall of Fame Celebration. 

Jim Oliver, founder, owner, and CEO of AvL Technologies, is an inventor and entrepreneur with a proven record of achievement in ground-segment technology. He has made major contributions to freeing satellite ground systems from fixed locations throughout his career, from his work at SatCom Technologies—where he led the introduction of innovative technologies for fixed and truck-mounted antennas—to the creation at AvL of high-accuracy pointing technologies for small portable antennas for commercial and military use. Jim’s technological contributions have greatly expanded the applications for satellite communications in ways that save lives and expand opportunities for millions.

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