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Lee Rosen, ThinkOrbital’s Co-Founder & CEO

The trajectory of a career in the space industry can be as unpredictable and exhilarating as a rocket launch, and Lee Rosen’s journey is a prime example. Join us as we delve into the story of industry superstar Lee Rosen, CEO of Think Orbital, unveiling his pioneering vision poised to disrupt traditional constraints and discover how his experiences, from overseeing nuclear missiles to facilitating groundbreaking SpaceX launches, have profoundly influenced his visionary venture.

Assembling a dream team isn’t about filling seats; it’s about finding those who thrive in high-pressure scenarios. Throughout the discussion, Lee shares his secret sauce for assembling high-performing technical teams, his philosophy that pushes the boundaries of physics, and emphasizes the significance of trust and diversity in driving innovation. Are you ready to learn how Think Orbital is leading the charge in reshaping the future of space exploration? Join us as we delve into the mind of this visionary leader and explore the boundless possibilities of orbital technology. Key points throughout include:

  • How Think Orbital are revolutionizing space infrastructure and construction
  • From rocket scientist to entrepreneur: A Journey of hands-on innovation
  • Hiring strategies: The value of high-stress experience when onboarding talent
  • Physics first: Overcoming technical hurdles with fundamental principles
  • The secret sauce to crafting optimal team dynamics
  • Insights into how diversity fuels innovation
  • Disrupting the industry: Addressing space challenges through groundbreaking solutions
  • Lessons learned from a SpaceX mission failure and the benefits of embracing setbacks

“When I think about recruiting, I’m not so much about position players. I’m more about best athletes because I think best athletes can go out and do anything you assign them, as long as they have that intellectual curiosity and skill set.” – Lee Rosen.

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