ViaSat Adds Former Airbnb Exec As New Board Member

Carlsbad-based broadband satellite services provider ViaSat announced this morning that it has appointed former Airbnb executive Varsha Rao to its board of directors, bringing its board size to nine members. Rao is the former Head of Global Operations at Airbnb, where she was from 2013 to 2016. Rao also has served as an SVP at LivingSocial, CEO of SingTel Digital Media Ptd Ltd., and VP and GM at; she also was the founder of, in addition to working at McKinsey & Co.