Spaceflight Inc. Promotes Curt Blake as President
[Via Satellite 03-07-2014] Spaceflight Inc. has appointed Curt Blake as its new president. Blake previously served as SVP and general council, and has led efforts to expand the company’s global network of launch service providers. He has also built relationships with key commercial-, civilian- and defense-related customers.
Blake holds more than 25 years of executive experience in high-growth and tech industries, including senior executive and general counsel roles at Microsoft, Starwave, Corbis and Aldus.
In the past three years, Blake has overseen the process of Spaceflight’s first four commercial rideshare launches on the Antares, Soyuz and Dnepr vehicles. He is also a current member of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation Board and contributor to several small-satellite conferences.
“Curt has excelled in putting structure on high-growth companies in the past, and has done a tremendous job in the past three years building out Spaceflight’s products, services and our personnel team,” said Jason Andrews, CEO of Spaceflight. “I know Curt will succeed as Spaceflight moves to acquire larger payloads in our expanding markets.”