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

Dirk Wallinger

Dirk Wallinger
York Space Systems

Dirk Wallinger is the Chief Executive Officer of York Space Systems, a Denver based space segment solution provider and spacecraft manufacturer. Mr. Wallinger leads York’s continued focus on delivering ultra-low cost access to Space, and enabling the harnessing of the Space Data Frontier, while developing and implementing York's strategic initiatives and partnerships.  Mr. Wallinger has successfully executed across a wide range of commercial and Government customers including NASA, USAF, DoD, NRL, NGA, ORS, and DigitalGlobe. During employment with industry leaders including Orbital Sciences, General Dynamics, and Lockheed Martin he led Senior Management market assessments, evaluated new market entrance opportunities, set system pricing, and coordinated proposal strategy and messaging for company critical proposals. In addition to his business development activities, Mr. Wallinger’s extensive experience includes roles as the Principal Lead System & Subsystem Engineer on multiple space vehicles, including GeoEye1, ORS-1, Fermi Gamma Ray Observatory, NFIRE, and numerous classified programs. Mr. Wallinger holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Arizona, Summa Cum Laude.

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

Dylan Taylor

Founding Partner
Space Angels

Dan Ceperley

CEO & Co-founder
LeoLabs, Inc.

Shahin Farshchi, Ph.D.

Lux Capital

Ryan Kottenstette

CEO & Founder
Cape Analytics

James Slifierz

Co-Founder and CEO
SkyWatch Space Applications

Dirk Wallinger

York Space Systems


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