Amit combines a strong technical background with experience in business finance, management consulting and small business operations / growth. He previously co-founded Ventions in 2005, a launch vehicle company that performed over $18M of DARPA / NASA R&D, and successfully transitioned to commercial operations in 2016.
Amit holds a B.S. in Engineering and Applied Science from Caltech, and a M.S. / Ph.D. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT. He is also a CFA charterholder.
Constantine has almost two decades of experience in developing complex machine learning and pattern recognition algorithms, with previous tenures in the finance industry, Kana Communications, MIT’s AI Laboratory and BBN.
Constantine holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in Computer Science from MIT, and a B.S. in Math and Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon. He is also a CFA charterholder.
Scott has 20 years of progressive business and technical leadership experience, including P&L accountability and cross-functional management of a $65M product portfolio. Most recently, he also founded and led the New Space Group within Moog, Inc.
Scott holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Clarkson and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from RPI.
Jonathan is leading the design and development of avionics boards and electronics for NOVI's spacecraft programs.
Previously, Jonathan held senior leadership roles at Vidrio Technologies (now part of MBF Bioscience), focusing on the development of innovative, high-speed mixed-signal data acquisition platforms.
Jonathan holds a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech.
Matt is leading NOVI's Assembly, Integration and Test efforts (AI&T). Previously, Matt held leadership positions as Program Manager and AI&T Lead at the UB Nanosatellite Laboratory, focusing on GLADOS (a CubeSat designed for Space Situational Awareness applications). He has also worked as a Nuclear Engineer Trainee at the US Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, NH.
Matthew holds B.S.'s in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, and an M.E. in Industrial Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Kurt is working on NOVI’s Assembly, Integration and Test efforts (AI&T). He has several years experience in spacecraft wiring, electronics, and assembly. Previously, Kurt held leadership positions as Program Manager and AI&T Lead at the UB Nanosatellite Laboratory, working on the GLADOS program(a CubeSat designed for Space Situational Awareness applications).
Jonny is supporting the design of NOVI’s next-generation hardware and integrated spacecraft, bringing multiple years of experience in the design and assembly of novel rocket components. Previously, Jonny was a primary contributor to the development of an additively manufactured, liquid-fueled thruster for the Rocket Propulsion Laboratory associated with UC San Diego.
Jonny holds a B.S. in Nanoengineering with a focus on Materials Engineering from the University of California, San Diego.
Curtis is focusing on the design and development of NOVI’s advanced components and integrated spacecraft. He brings several years of mechanical and systems engineering experience within the defense industry.
Previously, Curtis held a Mechanical Design Engineer role at Cubic Mission & Performance Solutions, developing ruggedized IoT solutions for defense and first responders.
Curtis holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Clarkson University.
Henry is working on systems engineering processes for NOVI. Previously, he held a leadership position as Chief Engineer for the University at Buffalo Nanosatellite Laboratory’s FALCON satellite system (CubeSat designed for optical communication based attitude and orbit determination). He has also worked on aircraft systems engineering at Moog, Inc. and mission design at the NASA Johnson Space Center.
Henry holds a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Scott is leading the software development lifecycle, including coding, testing, and support for the avionics boards of NOVI’s spacecraft programs.
He brings several years of experience in testing and developing software for the instrumentation and controls of vehicle and robotic systems. He has worked with robotic systems ranging from legged quadrupeds, ship-to-ship cargo transfer, and UAVs.
Scott holds a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech.