July 30, 2020 | 11:30 am | Via Zoom
Telemedicine at Sea: Digital Technology Making a Difference
Presented by: Peter Broadhurst, Inmarsat
Peter Hult, Vikand
Digital devices are ubiquitous aboard superyachts. Now more than ever, reliable maritime communications capable of coping with these demands is critical. Its even more critical for addressing healthcare needs for crew and passengers, since yachts are traveling fther afield.
Join Inmarsat and its partner Vikand as they look at the drive for more capacity and bandwidth in yachting, and how together theyre addressing the safety and well-being of all aboard through telemedicine.
Peter Broadhurst is the Senior Vice President Safety and Security, Yacht and Passenger Inmarsat Maritime.
Peter started his career at Inmarsat in 2014 as Vice President of Service Delivery for the Maritime business unit, where he was responsible for leading the development of products and services from conception and implementation, through to launch and life cycle management. Peter was instrumental in the launch of Inmarsats high-speed broadband service Fleet Xpress launched in March 2016.
With over 25 years experience in the maritime industry, Peter began his career at sea as a Radio Officer, before running his own business and working for a maritime distributor. Peter then spent 15 years with Sea Tel Inc., / Cobham SATCOM as Vice President of Sales and Marketing where he was responsible for overseeing and managing global sales, support, marketing, training and product management.
Peter has a HND Electronics, Marine Radio General Certificate, Radar and Marine Navigation Aids accreditation from Wray Castle Merchant Navy School, and holds an Open University, BSc (Hons) First Class degree on Radio Frequency Systems.
Peter Hult, CEO
As a global maritime business expert with a passion for innovating, entrepreneurship and cultivating win-win partnerships in medical operations and public health, Peter Hult founded VIKAND in 2010. Over the past 10 years, Peter has developed VIKAND into a global maritime healthcare leader. His background includes more than 25 years in the maritime industry, including operations, human resources, risk management and insurance services from Silversea Cruises, The World of residenSea and MHG. He is a regular speaker and panelist at thought leading industry events and an experienced collaborator. Peter is a founding board member of the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce, Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach. Originally from Sweden he resides in Florida.
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Inmarsat sets the standard in maritime communications with the world's most advanced commercial global mobile satellite network. With a rich heritage spanning more than 40 years, Inmarsat enables the maritime industry to stay connected with its highly-reliable broadband satellite network and its range of leading voice and data services. Driving innovation in communications, Inmarsat is continually investing in new technology to improve life at sea and build maritime communities. When it matters most, thousands of vessels depend on Inmarsat to enhance operational and environmental efficiency, improve welfare and maximize safety at sea. For more information visit www.inmarsat.com/maritime