Dr. Jordan Vannitsen, Chief Executive Officer, has been involved in 14 nano/microsatellite missions in Europe and Asia, as System Engineer and Project Manager.
He received the 2012 European Space Agency Award for Teamwork Excellence for his work on the European CubeSats onboard the VEGA Maiden Flight.
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Nathan Kaiser has two decades of professional experience in the Greater China area, i.e. Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong and Taipei. A trailblazer in exposing the potential of Asia’s space industry, Nathan was the first Asian based member of the Space Angels Network and subsequently became its Asia Hub Representative.
Nathan is an affiliate of the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard University, and regularly speaks at and hosts events pertaining to technology and policy, or “law & tech”, ranging from aerospace to fintech.
Husband and dad of two boys, he continues to unsuccessfully attempt to limit his shuttling back and forth between Hong Kong, Zürich and Boston.
Pascal Viaud is currently CEO of UBIK Ltd, a consulting and service company headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan. He is also Chairman of the French Trade Advisors (Taiwan Chapter), Co-Chair of the Technology Committee at the European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (ECCT) and EU Expert in different cooperation programmes between Europe and Asia (GNSS.asia, EBRC, TRTA3, SILICON EUROPE, H2020-ICT).
Pascal is also very active with start-up communities, mentor at Orange Fab' acceleration program in Taiwan, and one of the developers of "La French Tech - Taiwan" community / hub. Prior to his current position, Pascal worked in world-class space agency (NASA-JPL), nanoelectronics research institute (CEA Tech-LETI) and several multinational ICT companies in France / USA / Taiwan.
Dr. Boris Segret is a French air & space engineer graduated from ISAE-ENSMA in 1991. he began his career at Dassault Aviation as a system engineer for military aircrafts and business jets, then he evolved to the space sector with EADS Astrium (now Airbus Defence and Space). Boris sees the space exploration as a social issue and has gone to the planetary sciences.
In 2011 he entered the LATMOS, space research laboratory in Paris area, to conduct the operations of an ESA's Venus Express instrument to study the atmosphere of Venus.
Since 2013, he has developed the scientific CubeSat technology for scientific applications with the Paris Observatory and its partners. To this aim he is in charge of establishing a space campus that allows students, researchers and engineers to prepare the future space instruments together. Additionally, Dr. Segret is an expert in autonomous Space navigation.
Thomas Tanghe is a Manager at SpaceTec Partners, where he works on strategy engagements, start-up coaching and innovative funding instruments. Amongst others, Thomas is the author of the “Crowdfunding Innovative Ventures” and “Copernicus User Engagement Strategy” reports, published by the European Union. Thomas has a Masters in Management and a Masters in Industrial Engineering and previously worked for the European Space Agency and Deloitte Consulting.
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