Jonathan Hofeller is SpaceX’s Vice President of Starlink and Commercial Sales. In this role, he leads business development efforts for Starlink, commercial launch, and private human spaceflight endeavors. Hofeller joined SpaceX in 2007 and previously headed the company’s business development efforts in North America, Middle East and Asia—successfully expanding SpaceX’s customer base across the globe to include new launch customers in new regions and SpaceX’s entrance into the private astronaut sector.
Hofeller received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Johns Hopkins University, a Master’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Southern California, and a degree in Technology Commercialization from USC’s Marshall School of Business. He is also a graduate of the International Space University’s Space Studies Program. Prior to joining SpaceX, Hofeller worked at The Raytheon Company as a Senior Mechanical Engineer and designer on several satellite programs. He also serves on the Johns Hopkins University Mechanical Engineering Advisory Board.