Alastair Westgarth is the CEO of Loon, an independent business within Alphabet that is working to bring internet access to unserved and underserved communities around the world via a network of balloons operating on the edge of space.
Over a 30 year career in the cellular industry, Alastair has built and run a number of wireless telecom technology companies in the United States and around the world. He came to Alphabet in 2017 from Quintel Solutions, a cellular antenna company where he was CEO. Prior to that, Alastair served as a Vice President at Nortel and Director of Engineering at Bell Mobility.
A seasoned entrepreneur having led multiple startups, Alastair brings a mix of deep technical expertise and senior management experience to Loon. Alastair holds an electrical engineering degree from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.