25 years Silicon Valley start-ups; DoD, IC, & civilian space research, acquisition, and operational leadership; commercial and USG management consulting; agile software development leadership; and space-based software defined network invention and demonstration.
35 Years Space Technology Development; Technology and Architecture development for DoD, IC, Civilian, and Commercial Space; Business Development for >$60M small satellite business, and focus areas of small satellite and mission design, spacecraft/plasma interactions, ion propulsion, and space-based constellation and network architectures.
Always pushing the boundaries of what is possible; whether it is co-authoring the CubeSat standard, launching satellites in college, or managing a team of brilliant folks to achieve new never been done before firsts. Simon has over 20 years of experience working all phases of satellite development for CubeSats and large satellites with specialties in program management and integration and test.
Highly experienced Principal Systems Engineer and Program Manager with over 15 years of experience in small satellite and space technology development for government and commercial space; Model-Based Systems Engineering expert skilled in communicating technical concepts to a wide variety of stakeholders and users; Provides technical and project leadership of multi-disciplinary challenges of mission, constellation, ground, spacecraft, and payload engineering throughout all mission phases.
Principal Software Engineer with a passion for building mission-critical software that is testable, maintainable, and easy to collaborate on. Fiercely generalist with direct technical experience including: applied cryptography, small spacecraft, SAR imaging, statistical machine learning, geospatial processing, audio capture, and speech recognition. Avid Rustacean and at peace with the borrow checker.