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Phil Datema

Member, Advisory Board

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Serves on the Advisory Board, focusing on strategic market development and acquisition management.

Majority of 28-year Air Force career spent with the National Reconnaissance Office, serving as R&D director, space planner and architect, and program manager.

At NRO Staff (OSAF/SS) supervised an Air Force/CIA team in analyzing space system requirements and defining future systems, including two revolutionary, congressionally approved space systems concepts.

As program deputy director, supported team of 40 government and over 1200 contractor personnel in acquiring, launching, and operating an advanced satellite, while serving as Shuttle Payload Mission Director at Cape Canaveral for STS Mission 53.

BAE Systems, Vice President, Space and Intelligence, coordinated space solutions across three major business lines.

MS Imaging Science, Rochester Institute of Technology
MBA, University of Utah