New space companies like Terran Orbital are emerging with the capability, confidence, and financing to provide US National Security with assets that previously could only be described as conceptual. In many cases, these companies are leading the field in technology, speed, innovation, and affordability. The emerging combination of private innovation and government support is launching a new era in aerospace enterprise.
Marc Bell | Chief Executive Officer, Terran Orbital
Marc Bell is the CEO and Co-Founder of Terran Orbital, a leading vertically integrated provider of end-to-end satellite solutions. Terran Orbital combines satellite design, production, launch planning, mission operations, and in-orbit support to meet the needs of the most demanding military, civil, and commercial customers. In addition, Terran Orbital is developing the world’s largest, most advanced NextGen Earth Observation constellation to provide persistent, real-time earth imagery. Bell is an accomplished entrepreneur with a wide spanning career. In 2008, Bell took public a $250 million SPAC which acquired startup Armour Residential REIT (NYSE: ARR). Armour today holds over $5 billion worth of mortgage-backed securities in its portfolio. Prior to Armour, Bell began his career in 1989 as the Founder of Globix: The Global Internet Exchange. Globix was an Internet Infrastructure company with over 28,000 miles of fiber and over 1 million square feet of Data Center Space globally.
Roger Teague, Maj. General, USAF (Ret.) | President, Earth Observation Solutions, Terran Orbital
Roger Teague is the President of Earth Observation Solutions at Terran Orbital, a leading vertically integrated provider of end-to-end satellite solutions. He served previously as Vice President, Space, Intelligence, and Missile Defense for The Boeing Company. In 2017, he completed 31 years of distinguished service in the United States Air Force, retiring in the rank of Major General. During his career, Teague led several crucial U.S. space programs, including service as Director, Space Programs, Assistant Secretary for Acquisition during his last duty assignment. Currently, Teague serves as National Director for the Air Force Association and as a Trustee for United Through Reading.
Jason Tofsky | Managing Director, Goldman Sachs
Jason is a Managing Director in the Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) Group in the Investment Banking Division. He joined Goldman Sachs as an analyst in 2008 and was named managing director in 2017. Before joining the firm, Jason was an investor at TriOaks Capital Management in New York. Jason earned a BS in Economics with a minor in Political Science from Duke University.