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August 30 – 31, 2017
JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square

James Slifierz

James Slifierz
Co-Founder and CEO
SkyWatch Space Applications

James Slifierz is the Co-Founder and CEO at SkyWatch Space Applications. He is also a Co-Founder and Chair of MaxQ, Canada's first accelerator focused on space startups, and the Lead Organizer for NASA Space Apps Waterloo. In 2014 James was a part of the team that won the NASA International Space Apps Challenge, beating out over 650 other projects. He's a Google for Entrepreneurs alumnus and a member of the International Astronomical Union's Working Group on Time-Domain Astronomy, the Association of Canadian Universities for Research in Astronomy, and the Canadian Space Commerce Association. Every Wednesday he publishes This Week in Space, a weekly newsletter covering the biggest stories in space & astronomy.

Participating Events

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
11:00 a.m. to
12:00 p.m.
Panel: Big Data and the Space Investment Community
Location: Metropolitan Ballroom - 2nd Floor
Moderator:

Dylan Taylor

Founding Partner
Space Angels
Panelists:

Dan Ceperley

CEO & Co-founder
LeoLabs, Inc.

Shahin Farshchi, Ph.D.

Partner
Lux Capital

Ryan Kottenstette

CEO & Founder
Cape Analytics

James Slifierz

Co-Founder and CEO
SkyWatch Space Applications

Dirk Wallinger

CEO
York Space Systems

 

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