June 4, 2014
Webcast: Atlantic Council Captains of Industry with Gwynne Shotwell
The Future of Space and Security
A discussion with
President and COO
Deputy Director, South Asia Center
SpaceX President and Chief Operating Officer Gwynne Shotwell will address the company's ongoing efforts to support commercial, civil, and national security customers with All-American launch services and the challenges faced in introducing change to government national security space launch acquisition.
As president and COO of SpaceX, Shotwell is responsible for day-to-day operations and for managing all customer and strategic relations to support company growth. She joined SpaceX in 2002 as vice president of business development and built the Falcon vehicle family manifest to nearly fifty launches, representing nearly $5 billion in revenue. Prior to joining SpaceX, she spent more than ten years at the Aerospace Corporation where she held positions in space systems engineering & technology as well as project management. Shotwell was subsequently recruited to be director of Microcosm's Space Systems Division, where she served on the executive committee and directed corporate business development.
This event is co-sponsored by the Atlantic Council's Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security and its South Asia Center.