Amir leads finance at Axiom Space, which is building the world’s first commercial space station. He supports Axiom through formation of the company’s financial strategy and through relationships with some of the world’s most influential investors. He also works with the company’s team of astronauts and station operators to support the growing customer base of countries, researchers and tourists.
Prior to Axiom, Amir was a Managing Director at Space Angels, and prior to that he had 15 years’ experience managing startups, taking three of them through acquisition and IPO.
Amir holds an MBA from UCLA, a bachelor’s degree in psychology from UCSB and a certificate in corporate and board governance from UCLA/NASDAQ. He is an instrument rated pilot, and a Strategic Advisor to Bye Aerospace, the leading electric aircraft company.
Amir is passionate about space and human spaceflight. His most recent filming of a SpaceX launch, taken from a small aircraft at 7,000 feet, has over 50,000 hits on YouTube.