2008 - PRESENT Co-Founder & CEO

Earth2Orbit

India’s first private space start-up
Bangalore, India

www.earth2orbit.com

Responsibilities: Operations, Business Development, Bid & Proposal, Project Management, General Consulting

Partners: Liquifer Systems Group (LSG), Genesys, German Orbital Systems (GOS), Dhruva Space, Firefly Aerospace, Taneja Aerospace

Clients
(2009-16): International satellite makers seeking launches on the PSLV rocket
(2017-19): Clients looking for Earth Observation (EO) Analytics’ Solutions.

2001 - 2007 Co-Founder & CEO

MoonFront
Boutique Aerospace Consulting Firm
San Francisco, USA

Responsibilities: Company Operations, Legal and Financial Matters, Business Development, Bid & Proposal, Project Management, Contract Management, Technology Consulting, Client Relations, Media Relations

Clients: NASA Ames Research Center, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Space Science Outreach And Research, Space Exploration Academies, Space Frontier Foundation, Space Generation Foundation, Art Center College of Design, Academy of Art, California Center for Arts and Crafts, CalPoly Pomona, OURS Foundation, Maison d’Ailleurs, Rémy Cointreau

1997 Professional Placement

NASA Johnson Space Center

Flight Crew Support Division
Houston, Texas, USA

* Interviewed Mir astronauts from Shuttle-Mir missions to compile database on habitability issues

* Designed Zero-g Whole Body Cleansing System for ISS; Studied ISS illumination issues

* Was test subject to determine exercise regimes on ISS and to analyze speed/accuracy in Shuttle-Mir docking operations; Underwent physiological training for Parabolic Flights (zero-gravity simulation)

2004 - ONGOING Co-founder & Principal

LIQUIFER Systems Group (LSG)

Vienna, Austria

www.liquifer.com

Responsibilities
(2004-16) Business Development, Bid & Proposal, Research & Design;
(2016-onwards)Writing & Editing, Outreach & Dissemination, Working towards a 15th Anniversary ‘Retrospective’ in major cities around the world

Clients I Funders: European Union, European Space Agency (ESA), Austrian Space Agency, Thales Alenia Space, Austrian Federal Chancellery, Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology

Partners (abbreviated list): Airbus, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), COMEX, EADS, Space Applications Services (SAS), Alenia Spazio, M+W Zander

1998 - 2000 Project Manager

International Business Development
International Space Station [ISS] Program

Boeing

Huntington Beach, California, USA

www.boeing.com

*Bid & Proposal, Project Management for hardware & technical service sales to Japan, Europe, Russia

*Negotiated, won, managed ISS hardware contracts (1-5 M$) with ISS partner countries (Japan, Europe)

*Identified countries suited for ISS participation via international offsets (Brazil, Eastern Europe)

*Performed market assessments; Made new business recommendations to Boeing's top management

*Prepared forecast of ISS international new business for Boeing's annual 10-year operating plan

*Developed business plan for global commercial utilization of the ISS

2008 - PRESENT Co-Founder & CEO

Earth2Orbit

India’s first private space start-up
Bangalore, India

www.earth2orbit.com

Responsibilities: Operations, Business Development, Bid & Proposal, Project Management, General Consulting

Partners: Liquifer Systems Group (LSG), Genesys, German Orbital Systems (GOS), Dhruva Space, Firefly Aerospace, Taneja Aerospace

Clients
(2009-16): International satellite makers seeking launches on the PSLV rocket
(2017-19): Clients looking for Earth Observation (EO) Analytics’ Solutions.

2004 - ONGOING Co-founder & Principal

LIQUIFER Systems Group (LSG)

Vienna, Austria

www.liquifer.com

Responsibilities
(2004-16) Business Development, Bid & Proposal, Research & Design;
(2016-onwards)Writing & Editing, Outreach & Dissemination, Working towards a 15th Anniversary ‘Retrospective’ in major cities around the world

Clients I Funders: European Union, European Space Agency (ESA), Austrian Space Agency, Thales Alenia Space, Austrian Federal Chancellery, Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology

Partners (abbreviated list): Airbus, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), COMEX, EADS, Space Applications Services (SAS), Alenia Spazio, M+W Zander

2001 - 2007 Co-Founder & CEO

MoonFront
Boutique Aerospace Consulting Firm
San Francisco, USA

Responsibilities: Company Operations, Legal and Financial Matters, Business Development, Bid & Proposal, Project Management, Contract Management, Technology Consulting, Client Relations, Media Relations

Clients: NASA Ames Research Center, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Space Science Outreach And Research, Space Exploration Academies, Space Frontier Foundation, Space Generation Foundation, Art Center College of Design, Academy of Art, California Center for Arts and Crafts, CalPoly Pomona, OURS Foundation, Maison d’Ailleurs, Rémy Cointreau

1998 - 2000 Project Manager

International Business Development
International Space Station [ISS] Program

Boeing

Huntington Beach, California, USA

www.boeing.com

*Bid & Proposal, Project Management for hardware & technical service sales to Japan, Europe, Russia

*Negotiated, won, managed ISS hardware contracts (1-5 M$) with ISS partner countries (Japan, Europe)

*Identified countries suited for ISS participation via international offsets (Brazil, Eastern Europe)

*Performed market assessments; Made new business recommendations to Boeing's top management

*Prepared forecast of ISS international new business for Boeing's annual 10-year operating plan

*Developed business plan for global commercial utilization of the ISS

1997 Professional Placement

NASA Johnson Space Center

Flight Crew Support Division
Houston, Texas, USA

* Interviewed Mir astronauts from Shuttle-Mir missions to compile database on habitability issues

* Designed Zero-g Whole Body Cleansing System for ISS; Studied ISS illumination issues

* Was test subject to determine exercise regimes on ISS and to analyze speed/accuracy in Shuttle-Mir docking operations; Underwent physiological training for Parabolic Flights (zero-gravity simulation)