Michael Small has served as Gogo’s President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board since 2010 and has more than 30 years of experience in the communications industry.
Prior to joining Gogo, Mr. Small served as the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Centennial Communications Corporation from 1999 until 2009. Prior to Centennial, Mr. Small served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of 360 Degrees Communications, a regional wireless service provider. He also previously served as President of Lynch Corporation, a diversified acquisition-oriented company with operations in telecommunications, manufacturing and transportation services.
Mr. Small recently was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and CEO of the Year from the Illinois Technology Association. He currently serves as the Vice Chairman of the Brady Campaign/Center, and serves on the board of First Midwest Bancorp. He was also previously on the boards of the CTIA and two private equity backed telecom companies.
He holds a B.A. from Colgate University and received his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago – Booth School of Business.