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Sat, Mar 09


Old Redmond Schoolhouse

Saturday Speaker Series - Data from Space

Please note this is an in person program. A recording will be available following the event.

Saturday Speaker Series - Data from Space
Saturday Speaker Series - Data from Space

Time & Location

Mar 09, 2024, 10:30 AM

Old Redmond Schoolhouse, 16600 NE 80th St, Redmond, WA 98052, USA

About the Event

Lisa Rich will discuss her commercial space company Xplore, designed to collect infinite streams of proprietary data from the XCRAFT®, its next-generation satellite. Her company’s ability to proliferate - and provide access to many types of Earth Observation data will help solve many global challenges across the commercial sector, national security, environment, nonprofit sector, education, research, the media industry, and more.

Speaker bio:

Lisa Rich is a successful serial entrepreneur, investor, strategist and communicator and thought-leader who entered the space industry in 2014 to accelerate sustainable, strategy-driven businesses that positively impact the environment, education, national security, and advance the $1T space economy. She is Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Xplore, a commercial space services company using its high-capability multi-sensor platform to store and transmit data, achieve data fusion, on orbit processing and edge compute. Ms. Rich is also Founder of Hemisphere Ventures, a top space sector VC that has invested in 37 outstanding commercial space companies including Axiom Space, Umbra and Lynk. She presents at conferences, engages Fortune 500 think tanks to discuss space strategy and the landscape for space investment with institutional investors and wealth management firms. Ms. Rich was nominated to the National Space Council User Advisory Group led by Vice President Kamala Harris; she played a pivotal role in establishing the Redmond Space District in Washington State (submitted to the Congressional Record, H. Res. 646 by Rep Suzan DelBene. She serves on the Leadership Board of Space Northwest Alliance, elevating national awareness of space activities taking place in Washington State. Media appearances include Bloomberg and CNBC.

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