Jim Cantrell, CEO and Co-Founder Vector Space Systems
Jim Cantrell is a well-known entrepreneur and expert in space systems and has 30 years of experience in the aerospace and high technology industries. Jim was part of the SpaceX founding team and served as the company’s first Vice President of Business Development. Jim founded two other successful aerospace and automotive engineering companies and has held CEO positions in aerospace and biometric software companies. Jim also played key roles in the development of Skybox Imaging (now Terra Bella) and has had developmental roles in numerous venture funded space efforts including Rocket Lab, Planet, Black Sky and Spaceflight.
Vector is a disruptive innovator that connects space startups and innovators with affordable and reliable space access. Vector has a BIG vision to reshape the multi-billion launch market and combines dedicated low-cost micro satellites launch (Vector Launch) AND software defined satellites (Galactic