Kirk Pysher

International Launch Services

Speaker: Monday Closing Power Session - Launch Services Panel: Breaking Through the Bottleneck

Pysher is the President of International Launch Services (ILS), with 30 years of experience in the design, development and operation of expendable launch vehicles and a proven track record of affecting broad-based change. Pysher previously served as ILS Vice President of Mission Assurance and Product Development. In this role, Pysher primarily had the responsibility for development and implementation of mission assurance requirements. In addition to this critical mission assurance role, Pysher also had responsibility for ILS product development including performance upgrades and new capabilities intended to align with customers’ future requirements. He received a Masters and Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Penn State University and obtained a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate from Purdue University.