Founded in 2002, SAVID LLC is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay area. Each of our core team members has decades of practical industry experience at one or more of the primary satellite suppliers spanning most of the major satellite manufacturors on dozens of satellite programs.

Naresh Makhijani, Founder/Principal/CEO

Naresh Makhijani has over 32 years of experience in the satellite industry. He has held senior technical and management positions on several satellite programs including MUOS, BRIsat, PSN VI, UHF F/O, GOES, GMS, Astra, DIRECTV, Telstar, Thaicom, Sirius and Eutelsat. His areas of expertise include Satellite Systems, Communication Payloads, Passive Intermodulation (PIM) & Multipaction.

Eric Hunsaker, Principal/President

Eric Hunsaker has over 30 years of experience in the satellite industry. Eric's recent roles have included supporting Sirius-XM Radio and DIRECTV customers as their on-site technical representative at Airbus and Space Systems Loral. Eric has extensive experience in all bus and payload subsystems particularly at Ka-Band. Eric has co-authored several papers on PIM mitigation in Satellite Systems.