About Us

We are a team of humble disruptors, ambitious enough to connect the entire planet with a constellation of Swiss-made miniaturized satellites. We believe that a good market understanding is necessary, but it is not enough. Experience and intuition will make Astrocast a reality. A great problem-solving attitude, unique skills and talents and a lot of hard work will bring us there very soon...

Fabien Jordan, CEO

Fabien Jordan

Chief Executive Officer with a 10-year experience in the nanosatellite field. Based in Oregon/USA, Fabien sets the company strategy and vision.

Federico Belloni, CTO

Federico Belloni

Chief Technical Officer. Satellite systems engineering is no mystery for him. Federico is Astrocast’s mastermind, don’t mess with him!

Kjell Karlsen, CFO

Kjell Karlsen

Former President of Sea Launch AG. Led its restructuring in 2010, participated in 39 launches with a total payload value in excess of $7billion. No kidding!

Muriel Richard, COO

Muriel Richard

Chief Operating Officer, she exudes a NASA-inspired challenging spirit and a fantastic system-level vision.

Julian Harris, Space Electronics

Julian Harris
Space Electronics

Rock Star and Electronics genius, 20-year experience as consultant for ESA.

Bertil Chapuis, Applications & Services

Bertil Chapuis
Applications & Services

Bertil sees beyond the cloud. He can feel the data, sense the patterns and diagnose.

Florian George, Flight & Ground Software

Florian George
Flight & Ground Software

Do you believe that everything can be programmed? Florian does and he will show you how...

Julien Iseli, Ground Software

Julien Iseli
Ground Software

Self-controlled and passionate developer, Julien will look you in the eyes and give you the wisdom.

Stefano Rossi, Space Systems

Stefano Rossi
Space Systems

Not only does he know how to make real espresso, but he can also run the Ironman and book a rocket launch. Cos'altro?

Dr. Sergio De Florio, Flight Dynamics & Operations

Dr. Sergio De Florio
Flight Dynamics & Operations

Are you looking for the best Flight Dynamics & Operations Engineer in Europe? Too late, we got him...

Armando Salmasi, RF Engineering

Armando Salmasi
RF Engineering

30-years experience in RF Engineering. From 3G to GPS there is only one field where Armando isn’t experienced: Skype.

Kevin Owen, Structure & Mechanisms

Kevin Owen
Structure & Mechanisms

Kevin finds his inspiration in origami. He also eats a lot of organic apples to maintain his higher-than-average cerebral activity.

Patrick Spieler, Electronics

Patrick Spieler

Sandeep Thakur, Business Development

Sandeep Thakur
Business Development

MBA from HEC Paris, specializing in Finance and Strategy, nothing can stop Sandeep!

Nicholas Petrig, Finance & Administration

Nicholas Petrig
Finance & Administration

Nicholas is good with numbers and numbers are good with him.

Janique Jordan, Accounting & Secretariat

Janique Jordan
Accounting & Secretariat

Janique crossed the US by bicycle and mastered the usage of bear spray. That’s all she needs to survive with a happy crowd of geeks.

Roland Loos, Seed Investor

Roland Loos
Seed Investor

Former COO and executive VP of ITC Global, Roland is our SatCom Business Expert. So cool to have him on-board!

François Stieger, Angel Investor

François Stieger
Angel Investor

Former SVP of Oracle Corporation, François is a great source of enthusiasm, conviction and he’s got style.

Dr. José Achache, Advisor

Dr. José Achache

Former Deputy Director of CNES, José is now ambassador of ESA in Switzerland. Bright mind, amazing support.

Prof. Claude Nicollier, Advisor

Prof. Claude Nicollier

Can you believe that Claude performed 4 spaceflights and 1 spacewalk as an Astronaut? This guy is a legend!

Dr. Max Henri Cadet, Advisor

Dr. Max Henri Cadet

Former Head of ITU External Affairs and Lawyer at the State Bar of California, Max is our spectrum strategist.

Dr. Anton Ivanov, Advisor

Dr. Anton Ivanov

Former JPL/NASA scientist, Anton is an Apple advocate. One day he will put an Iphone in orbit.

Laurent Stieger, Advisor

Laurent Stieger

CEO of S-Partners, Hong-Kong. He competed in the European Formula Renault championship. Did you?