Mr. Grady has been involved in the Satellite Communications industry since 2005, joining NSR in 2010. He is NSR’s Energy market subject matter expert, and a core member of NSR’s mobility research practice for both civil and government markets. He regularly provides his insights and analysis to NSR’s single-client consulting practice and is also a regular contributor to leading industry publications and forums.
Before joining NSR, Mr. Grady served as the Sustainable Development Projects Coordinator Intern with the Global VSAT Forum where he worked regularly with the GVF Secretariat and the Regulatory Working Group on many of the forum’s initiatives. Working with the Regulatory Working Group, Mr. Grady helped develop and implement various RWG initiatives aimed at protecting satellite spectrum, increasing awareness of satellite services, and working to promote regulatory reforms across the globe.
Mr. Grady holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Maryland, College Park where his research focused on renewable/alternative energies, Information Communication Technologies and the Satellite Communications Industry. He works in NSR’s Washington DC office.Dr. Natalya Bailey
Natalya Bailey is the CTO and co-founder of Accion Systems, a company providing in-space propulsion for spacecraft. An Oregon native, Natalya moved to Cambridge to complete her doctorate in space propulsion at MIT with a focus on a novel ion engine technology. Prior to MIT, she researched a new chemical rocket technology during her MS at Duke University. She is a partner at XFactor Ventures, investing in female-founded companies, and is on the board of Youth CITIES, a non-profit that teaches entrepreneurship and STEM skills to diverse youth cohorts. In her free time she enjoys traveling to Maine with her husband and three children and completing Python katas on Codewars.Josef (Joe) Bogosian
Josef (Joe) Bogosian is Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing, for Boeing Commercial Satellite Systems International (BSSI). In this role, he leads a team working with customers to provide satellite connectivity solutions and ensure alignment of Boeing’s capabilities with long-term market needs.
Prior to his current position, Joe was Senior Manager for Global Sales & Marketing at Boeing Phantom Works Space Systems, where he engaged customers, performed market and competitive assessments, and developed solutions for emerging small satellite applications; including close collaboration with subsidiary Millennium Space Systems.
Since joining Boeing in 2008, he has held roles in systems engineering, modeling and simulation, and satellite operations. His experience spans mission areas including military satellite communications; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; missile defense; and space situational awareness.
Joe holds a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Michigan, a master’s degree in aerospace engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration degree from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.Professor Andrew Kwas
Andy has 41 years with NGC/TRW working in advanced space programs specializing in space, advanced manufacturing, astrophysics projects and in-space manufacturing. As a NG Fellow, he supports NGC’s key space customers including NASA, AFRL, NRO, DARPA, Army/SMDC, Space RCO, USMC, and the Navy. He is considered one of the prominent additive manufacturing (AM) experts in the country and has produced numerous papers in AM, as well as advanced satellite technology, in-space manufacturing using advanced additive manufacturing techniques, unique logistics solutions, and miniaturization of spacecraft components. Andy brings his innovative approach to problems and has won several awards in innovation. His leadership of applying advanced space concepts to a transitional operational phase has been critical to NGC’s success.
Andy is an appointed Research Scholar at the University of New Mexico and is on their staff in the Electrical and Computing Engineering Department, supporting satellite and space research. He is on the Technical Advisory Boards for Virginia Tech, U of Michigan, Cornell, and U of New Mexico. Andy Kwas graduated from the University of Michigan in 1978 with two Bachelor degrees in Aerospace Engineering and Applied Mechanics, and received a Masters degree in 1980 from the University of Missouri Science and Technology in Astrophysics.Spence Wise
Spence Wise serves as the Vice President of National Security Space at Redwire. In this position, he is responsible for the transition of Redwire’s mission critical space solutions and technologies to key Department of Defense and Intelligence Community customers.
Prior to joining Redwire in February, he held various roles at L3Harris Technologies focused on the deployment and commercialization of new products across all phases of the development lifecycle. In particular he led the creation of seedling R&D efforts to advance High-Throughput Satellite (HTS) space antennas; awarded a patent for a novel Oil and Gas process; and led new product deployment programs supporting such missions areas as: missile warning / missile tracking, mobile mesh networks, & smallsat systems.