Rafael Jorda Siquier is the CEO and co-founder of OpenCosmos. From leading the team to deliver the first satellite mission within eight months, to managing the expanding team and range of customers today, he has overseen the overall company strategy and directed its execution, all while working towards the mission of democratizing access to space.
After his studies, he worked at large corporations such as Airbus Defence and Space but also innovative space start-ups. It is his desire to make space more accessible that led him to develop Open Cosmos during the Entrepreneur First incubator program in July 2015. Rafael was recognized most recently as Entrepreneur of the Year in 2018 by EuroConsult for his work leading Open Cosmos.
Rafael Jorda Siquier will attend the Space Forum and will take the stage on May 22nd to discuss opportunities in data provided by the use of satellites.