Our team

Bio

Max Haot

Founder & CEO
PREVIOUSLY:

Founder at Mevo (acquired by Logitech) and Livestream (acquired by IAC/Vimeo)

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

David Caponio

Head of Product and Business Development
PREVIOUSLY:

SpaceX, Virgin Orbit, Tyvak and U.S. Space Force

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Igor Nikishchenko

Chief Designer
PREVIOUSLY:

Yuzhnoye

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Kevin Watson

Head of Avionics
PREVIOUSLY:

NASA JPL, SpaceX

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Luis Rodriguez

Head of Special Projects
Bio

Andre Ivankovic

Head of E-2 Development
PREVIOUSLY:

SpaceX (Intern), Tesla (Intern)

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Richard Petras

Head of Avionics Software
PREVIOUSLY:

NASA JPL, SpaceX

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Tim Berry

Head of Manufacturing
PREVIOUSLY:

SpaceX

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Catherine Rivera

Head of Operations and Finance
PREVIOUSLY:

Livestream, Vimeo, Mevo, Logitech

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Viktoria Skachko

Simulation Engineer
PREVIOUSLY:

Yuzhnoye

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Kelly Halfin

Head of FP&A and BI
PREVIOUSLY:

Livestream, Mevo

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Jennifer Wong

Executive Operations
Bio

Earl Lopez

Engineering Manager, GNC
PREVIOUSLY:

Virgin Orbit

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Richard Corona

Integration Technician
Bio

Jimmy Nguyen

PCB Design Manager
PREVIOUSLY:

SpaceX

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Breana Guerrero

Mechanical Engineer
Bio

Robbie Kindle

Facilities Assistant
Bio

Jeffrey Berg

Lead Welder
PREVIOUSLY:

SpaceX

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Joseph Nguyen

Orbiter Flight Software Lead
Bio

Antonio Won

Mechanical Engineer
Bio

Kevin Rinehart

Mechanical Engineer
Bio

Matt Schmale

Mechanical Engineer
Bio

Keven Yeh

Mechanical Engineer
Bio

Jack Balfour

Mechanical Engineer
Bio

Marcus Lucas

GNC Engineer
Bio

Michael Wrona

GNC Engineer
Bio

Adrian Martinez

CNC Programmer and Machinist
Bio

Kolby Newman

CNC Programmer and Machinist
Bio

Benjamin Leeds

Engineering Manager, Application Software
Bio

Caroline Paxton

Mechanical Engineer
Bio

Silvia Tovar

Additive Manufacturing Technician
Bio

Alex Varela

Senior Manufacturing Engineer
Bio

Georgie Bloomenfeld

Recruiting Operations Associate
Bio

Michael Aguayo

Flight Software Engineer
Bio

Hebert Zepeda

Additive Manufacturing Technician
PREVIOUSLY:

SpaceX

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Ally Maly

Manager of Additive Manufacturing
PREVIOUSLY:

SpaceX

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Mario Delgado

Technical Specialist
PREVIOUSLY:

SpaceX

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Vicente Lopez

Mechanical Engineer
Bio

Daro Sieng

Additive Manufacturing Technician
PREVIOUSLY:

SpaceX

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Mani Bhuma

Production Engineer
PREVIOUSLY:

SpaceX, NASA (Intern)

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Maximilian Kolhof

GNC Engineer
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Dillon Ray

Integration Technician
PREVIOUSLY:

SpaceX

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Ivy Christensen

Lead Test Engineer
Bio

Alejandro Martinez Tabares

Technical Specialist
PREVIOUSLY:

SpaceX

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Pha Yan

EHS Technician
Bio

Pasan Kahandawa

Manager of Integration
PREVIOUSLY:

NASA JPL, SpaceX

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Alex Castro

Environmental Health and Safety Engineer
Bio

Perla Guzman

Supply Chain Supervisor
PREVIOUSLY:

SpaceX

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Fabrice Rosala

Mechanical Engineer
Bio

Jacqueline Gonzalez

Supply Chain Specialist
PREVIOUSLY:

SpaceX

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Rodrigo Magana Carranza

Additive Manufacturing Applications Engineer
Bio

Jay Lata

Production Coordinator
PREVIOUSLY:

SpaceX

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Andrew Marrujo

Machining Supervisor
Bio

Julian Breen

GNC Engineer
Bio

Z Megyery

Mission Manager
Bio

Paul Woods

Additive Manufacturing Technician
Bio

Ryan Sherlock

Lead Software Kernel Engineer
Bio

Duanell Spearman

CNC Programmer / Machinist
Bio

Matheus Costa

CNC Programmer / Machinist
PREVIOUSLY:

Northrop Grumman

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

John Weingartner

Manager of Machining
Bio

Trevin Woodward

CNC Programmer and Machinist
Bio

Refugio Navarro

CNC Machinist Set-up and Operator
Bio

Emilio Cazares

CNC Machinist Set-up and Operator
Bio

Armond Deravakian

IT Systems Engineer
Bio

Thomas Hudson

CNC Programmer and Machinist

2022 Active Interns

Bio

Patrick Watson

Mechanical Engineering Intern
Bio

Bastian Zachariassen

Engineering Intern

Launcher Europe

Launcher relocated its previously Ukraine-based design team to Sofia, Bulgaria in early February, 2022.

Bio

Maksym Sydorenko

Lead Engineer
Bio

Mykola Vatchenko

Simulation Engineer
Bio

Volodymyr Skrypnyk

Simulation Engineer
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Andrii Hylym

Design Engineer
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Bohdana Kukhta

Software Engineer
Bio

Volodymyr Rabotilov

Design Engineer
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Andrii Tsybulnyk

Design Engineer
Bio

Oleksii Sytnikov

Design Engineer
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Svitlana Kirianova

Accountant
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Dmytro Vertynskyi

Director
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Yurii Semenov

Workshop Lead
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Hennadii Tolochiants

Simulation Engineer
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Ksenia Likhanska

Human Resources Manager
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Anatoliy Lynnyk

Consultant