Lisa Kuo

Director of Commercial Programs

Speaker: Finding a Pathway to On-Orbit Servicing

With more than 20 years’ experience in business development/ marketing for both government and commercial space programs, Lisa has cultivated a keen sense of the bottlenecks of the satellite industry, as well as where the industry is going next. She has enabled countless space-based missions ranging from architecture mission designs, technology implementations for new applications, and innovative business arrangements. She joined The Aerospace Corporation in 2016 with a mission to enable more space projects in the industry by leveraging the Aerospace Corporation’s unique experience and expertise. Fluent in both Chinese and Japanese in language as well as business culture. Prior to joining Aerospace, Lisa leveraged her multi-lingual advantage as the Director of Commercial Satellite Systems Business Development for Asia Pacific region at Boeing Space and Network Systems, and also worked as a system engineer at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems. She has an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California, an M.S. in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Irvine, and a B.S. in Atmospheric Sciences from National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan.