Senior Space Systems Engineering & Management Executive
Proven Solution Provider for space systems, experience includes LEOs, GEOs, military, commercial, and scientific satellites, launch vehicles, including their ground systems, flight systems, and the organizations that build and operate them.
Astute senior-level management executive with core competencies in P&L and financial management, business development, organizational development, acquisitions, venture capital relations, operations, and staff development, motivation and leadership.
Successful Entrepreneur behind two successful high-tech automation companies that generated millions of dollars, were acquired by large public corporations, and provided a return on investment to investors and shareholders.
Change Agent who blends theoretical perspective with practical grounding and zeal for commercialization of revolutionizing space technologies.
Pioneer in the application of advanced automation software technology to make spacecraft and launch vehicle operations more reliable and cost effective.
Advocate for the development and use of industry standards in both the civilian and military space communities.
Valkeir Corporation– 2002 to Present
Space operations and automation systems and consulting.
Altair Aerospace Corporation– 1991 to 2002
Founded privately held technology company focused on automated spacecraft telemetry analysis. Negotiated license agreement for expert system application developed at Talarian as well as a hardware lease agreement. Managed P&L and finance, revenues, government receivables and cash flow.
Talarian Corporation– 1989 to 1991
Vice President of Operations
Co-Founder of venture capital-funded company to commercialize expert system tool designed and developed to support Hubble Space Telescope mission operations while at Lockheed Missiles & Space. Negotiated licensing and royalty agreement with Lockheed.
Lockheed Missiles & Space Company– 1983 to 1988
Hubble Space Telescope Mission Operations Control Center, Goddard Space Flight Center
Senior Research Engineer
Joined company as Hubble Space Telescope’s onboard data management systems engineer. Spearheaded solutions for a series of operational issues and pioneered development of a state-of-the-art Artificial Intelligence (AI) solution to accelerate analysis of telemetry data.
Westinghouse Electric Company– 1981 to 1983
Defense and Electronics Center, Space Division
Responsible for the integration of mission sensors on Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) spacecraft including sensors for measuring plasma particles and fields, remote atmospheric sensors for infrared and microwave spectra, and microwave imaging.
U.S. Navy (1973 to 1986)/ U.S. Naval Reserve(1986 to 1996)
Served 23 years in the US Navy and Naval Reserve with 7 years active duty and 16 years in reserve duty. Service included 13 years as a pilot and 10 years in the Naval Reserve Space Program.
Naval Space Command
Naval Aviator (pilot)
MS, Space Technology, Johns Hopkins University, 1984
Residency, Lockheed Artificial Intelligence Center, 1988
BA, Liberal Arts, St. John’s College, Annapolis, Maryland 1973
Renowned for its four-year interdisciplinary liberal arts program designed to cultivate habits of mind: a deepened capacity for reflective thought, an appreciation of the persisting questions of human existence, an abiding love of serious conversation, and a lasting love of inquiry.
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