2023 Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Richard DalBello

Director, Office of Space Commerce, NOAA, Department of Commerce

Jared Isaacman

Commander, Polaris Dawn and CEO of Shift4

Janet Petro

Director, John F. Kennedy Space Center, NASA

Session Speakers

Andrew Aldrin

Associate Professor, College of Aeronautics, Embry-Riddle

Mr. Mike Allen

Global Vice President, Innovation, Beyond Gravity USA, Inc.

Justin Annibali

CEO, Global Space Exchange, Inc. 

Brian Barnett

CEO and Founder, Solstar Space Company

Dr. Haym Benaroya

Professor, Rutgers University

Mattias Bergstrom

Lead Product Architect, Internet of Everything Corp.

Mark Blanton

Deputy Lead Mission Analysis & Integrated Assessments, NASA

Mark Boggett

CEO, Seraphim Space


Barbara Brown

Director, Exploration Research and Technology, NASA KSC

Kevin Brown

Senior Vice President, Business Development, All Points

Marilyn Bruno

CEO, Aequor, Inc.

Shelli Brunswick

COO, Space Foundation

Lt. Gen. David Buck

President, BRPH Mission Solutions

Burton Catledge

CEO, Launch On Demand

Dr. David Chesny

Chief Scientist, SpaceWave, LLC

Doug Chunn

VP of Commercial Solutions, Slingshot Aerospace

Dan Ciccateri

Vice President and General Manager, Launch Support Services, All Points

Dr. Dan Clayton

Space Nuclear Launch Safety Project Manager, Sandia National Laboratories

Damon Curry

Business Development Manager, Pitch Technologies

Mr. John Dargin III

Founder and President, Ironstar Engineering

Christian Davenport

Staff Writer, The Washington Post

Dr. Ken Davidian

Owner, Impossible Research LLC (IRL)

Kelly DeFazio

Orion Program Director for Transition and KSC Site Director, Lockheed Martin Space Company

Ryan Denton PE

Mechanical Engineer, RS&H

Casey DeRaad

CEO and Founder, NewSpace New Mexico

Devin Dickens

Sr. Business Development Manager, Axient Corporation

Erik Eliasen 

Director, Viasat, Inc.

Kim Ellis Hayes 

CEO, Hayes Group LLC

Dr. Daniel Engelhart

Research Scientist, Hedgefog Research, Inc. 

Thomas Engler

Director, Center Planning and Development Directorate, NASA KSC 


Sandra Erwin

National Security Reporter, SpaceNews 

Marc Etkind

Associate Administrator for Communications, NASA 

Ms. Debra Facktor

Head of U.S. Space Systems, Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc.

Andrea Farmer

Director of Sponsorship, Delaware North

Patrick Ferrell

Senior Engineer, re:3D Inc.

Araz Feyzi

CEO and Co-founder, Kayhan Space

Barry Finger

Vice President & Chief Engineer, Paragon Space Development Corporation

Dr. Walt Gall

Chief Business Officer, Coherent Logix, Inc.

Dennis Gatens

CEO and Founder, LEOcloud, Inc.

Brian Geisel

CEO, Geisel Software

Mr. Luciano Giesso

Head of Sales, Global Governments, Satellogic

Mike Gold

Chief Growth Officer, Redwire Space

Jacqueline Good

CEO and Founder, Magnestar Inc.

Jack Gregg

Adjunct Professor and Author, Whittier College

Lauren Guy

CTO & Founder, ASTERRA

Sharon Hagle

CEO & Founder, SpaceKids Global

Scott Hanson

Chief Financial Officer, Burgoon Company

Dr. Maria Harney

CEO, STEAM for Humanity

Kevin Heath

Director of Growth in Civil and Commercial Space, Axient Corporation

Gregory Heckler

Director of the Commercial Services Office, NASA SCaN

Dr. Siamak Hesar

CEO and Co-founder, Kayhan Space Corp

Trevor Hehn

Co-Founder, OrbitsEdge

Col. James Horne

Deputy Director, Assured Access to Space Directorate, Space Systems Command

Elizabeth Huy 

Vice President of Service Lines, Alluvionic, Inc.

Moriba Jah 

Co-founder & Chief Scientist, Privateer Space

Tony James

Chief Architect, Science and Space, Red Hat

Dr. Susan IP-Jewell 

CEO, AvatarMEDIC, Inc.

Emmy Jewell

CTO & Co-founder, MMAARS (Mars-Moon Astronautics Academy and Research Sciences)

Lewis Jones

Investment Associate, VC Space-Tech fund Generation Space

Melissa Jones

Division Chief, Operations and Team Management Exploration Ground Systems, NASA

Thomas Kacpura

Deputy Project Manager of the Communications Services Project, NASA Glenn Research Center

Dr. Amy Kaminski

NASA Program Executive for Prizes, Challenges, and Crowdsourcing, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters

Mr. Dan Katz

CEO and Co-founder, Orbital Sidekick

Robert Katz

CEO & Executive Director, World Innovation Network

Sid Kaul

Chief Technology Officer, All Points

Elizabeth Kennick

President, Teachers in Space

Mr. Dale Ketcham 

VP Government & Community Relations, Space Florida 

Mr. George Kiersted 

President and CEO, ECURON, Inc. 

Joseph Kroener 

Director, NASA Partnership Office, NASA

Lisa Kuo

Vice President of Strategic Sales, Ramon.Space

Theo Laughner

Director of Engineering and Geospatial Services, Lifescale Analytics

Mr. Mark Lester

COO, Phantom Space

Austin Link 

Co-founder, Starfish Space

Steve Lloyd

Chief Development Officer, All Points

Mark Lombardi

Satellite and Space Workflow Solutions Architect, Keysight Technologies

Ron Lopez

President and Managing Director, Astroscale U.S. Inc.

Michelle Lucas

Founder & CEO, Higher Orbits


Dawn Massop Love

Director of Strategic Communications and Chief Operations Office, Advanced Space, LLC

Kathryn Lueders 

Associate Administrator for Space Operations, NASA

Mr. Kelvin Manning 

Deputy Director, Kennedy Space Center, NASA

Tom Marotta 

CEO and Founder, The Spaceport Company

Cherie Matthew

Architect, Jacobs

Bjorn Moller

President, Pitch Technologies

Kenneth Mouridian

Director, Orlando U.S. Export Assistance Center, U.S. Department of Commerce/International Trade Admin.

Beth Mund

CEO, Stellar Communications and Host, Casual Space Podcast
Stellar Communications and Casual Space

Mark Nappi

Vice President and Program Manager Commercial Crew Program Space and Launch, Boeing

Dr. Kumar Navulur

Sr. Director of Global Strategic Initiatives, Maxar Technologies

Dr. George Nield

President, Commercial Space Technologies, LLC

Mr. Mark Ovesny

Operations Manager, Anadarko Industries

Dr. Tamara Pack

CIO, AvatarMEDIC, Inc.

Diane Poster

Office of Space Commerce, U.S. Department of Commerce

Rob Powell

Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity, NASA

Naushad Raman 

CEO, Delta-V-Robotics

Brian Rider

CTO, LeoStella

Dr. Erica Rodgers

Senior Technical Analyst, Office of Technology, Policy, & Strategy

Khaki Rodway

Spaceplane Sales & Operations Director, USA, Dawn Aerospace

Raphael Roettgen

Partner, E2MC Ventures

Brienna Rommes

Director, Astronaut Training, Orbite

Dr. Erik Seedhouse 

Associate Professor, Space Operations, Embry Riddle

Chris Seidel 

Executive Director, Cyber Services, Axient

Dr. Joel Sercel

Founder & CEO, TransAstra Corporation

Pratish Shah

General Manager, Aitech Defense Systems, Inc.

Andrew Shields

President, Naut Normal

Ken Shields

Senior Director, Business Development-Commercial Markets, Sierra Space Corp

Frank Slazer

Space Advocate, Self

Joseph Smith

Director, Mechanical and Aerospace Division, SC Solutions

Marlon Sorge

Technical Fellow, The Aerospace Corporation

Ben Stanley

Researcher, Stevens Institute of Technology

Janice Starzyk

Vice President of Government Operations, Virgin Orbit

Melissa Thorpe 

Director, Spaceport Cornwall

Pam Underwood

Director, Office of Spaceports, FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation

Carla Uyeda

Entrepreneur, CHEF in Space, LLC

Dr. Ivaylo Vasilev

CEO, Astrum Drive Technologies

Jay Velasco

CMO, AvatarMEDIC, Inc.

Dr. Jonathan Volk

Senior Manager, In-Space Manufacturing & Advanced Materials, Sierra Space

Mark Wiese 

Manager, Deep Space Logistics, Gateway Program, NASA

Graham Wild 

Senior Lecturer, University of New South Wales

TINA Talks Speakers

Paulo Alves

MedAire’s Global Medical Director of Aviation Health, MedAire, International SOS

Dan Ciccateri

Vice President and General Manager, Launch Support Services, Space Prep, All Points 

Bill Conway

Director of Systems, Radiometrics Corporation

Richard French

Director – Business Development and Strategy, Space Systems, Rocket Lab

Izzy House 

Author and Podcast Host, Space Marketing

Robert Katz

CEO & Executive Director, World Innovation Network

Les Lake

Vice President, Business Development, All Points 

Kevin Landtroop

Innovation Architect, SBIR Advisors & Grayline Group

Philip McAlister

Director, Commercial Space Division, NASA HQ

Mary Paulet

Talon Analystics and Situational Awareness

Keiko Nakamura-Messenger

Director of Business Development, GITAI USA Inc.

Steve Rader

Program Manager, NASA's Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation

James Tralie

Producer and Animator, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Brent West

Naval Officer and Assistant Professor of Physics, United States Naval Academy, School of Mathematics and Science

Not Pictured

Anthony Byers

Orion Deputy Program Manager, Lockheed Martin

Matt DeLaquil

VP of RF Systems and Payload, Terran Orbital

Danny Harris

Strategy & Architecture Habitation Formulation Lead, NASA

Matt Harbert

Host, The Executive

CJ Hicks

Dell Technologies

Emre Kelly

Space Reporter, Florida Today/Gannett

Jayden Sage

Founder & CEO, Celestial Ventures

Jeremy Schiel

CMO, Orbit Fab

George Smith

President & CEO, Veterans Trading Company

Jeffrey Thomas

Space Standards Working Group, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Matthew Voss

Chief Operations Officer, NearSpace Launch Inc. (NSL)