Los Altos, Calif. – November 17, 2021 – Ramon.Space, a leader in space-resilient computing, today announced the appointments of Steve Good as Chief Commercial Officer and Lisa Kuo as Vice President of Strategic Sales to the company’s leadership team.
Steve and Lisa will spearhead the expansion of the company’s commercial business and market reach. Steve will lead the company’s commercial strategy, focusing on market and business development, partnerships, and go-to-market initiatives while Lisa will focus on driving the entire sales process for new and existing customers, fulfilling the Ramon.Space mission of bringing true earth-like computing infrastructure to space.
“Steve and Lisa bring wealth of experience that will posture Ramon.Space to achieve new heights,” said Avi Shabtai, Chief Executive Officer of Ramon.Space. “As drivers of our commercial growth, they will open new markets that enable the reality of data centers and truly high-performance edge computing within a hybrid terrestrial/space network.”
Steve brings an extensive background as a business development, marketing and product life cycle leader across the space value chain. He was most recently Vice President of Business Development, North America at Thales Alenia Space. Previously, Steve held leadership roles at Intelsat, including Vice President of Network Services, as well as Comtech EF Data as Senior Vice President of Premium Enterprise and Vice President of Marketing.
“Having worked throughout the satellite ecosystem over the past 25 years, from satellite and ground equipment manufacturers to satellite operators and service providers, the value proposition of the Ramon.Space offering resonated with me immediately,” said Steve Good, Ramon.Space Chief Commercial Officer. “As an industry, we must move beyond the development of software-defined satellites to the deployment of truly software-empowered, fully programmable spacecraft with the robust computing capabilities required to enable the versatility to adapt to highly dynamic and demanding applications from both mobile and fixed users.”
Lisa has an extensive background in architecting, managing and helping customers realize innovative space technology in their roadmaps. Her previous experience spanned roles in both government and commercial space sectors at Panasonic Avionics Corp., The Aerospace Corporation, The Boeing Company and Northrop Grumman.
“The innovation that Ramon.Space brings to the industry is more than technological advances. The company brings real social impacts by democratizing access to computing resources in space.” said Lisa Kuo, Ramon.Space Vice President of Strategic Sales. “I am thrilled at the opportunity to work alongside a team of trailblazers. We are paving the way for more applications and more significant missions in space.”
Main photo: Steve Good, Ramon.Space Chief Commercial Officer