Meet the Team
10-year experience in nanosats business. Fabien sets the vision and the strategy while bridging the Swiss and US sides of the company. And it's working.
CEO / Founder
Satellite systems engineering is no mystery for Federico. He is Astrocast's mastermind, don't mess with him!
CTO / Founder
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!
Nicholas is good with numbers and numbers are good with him.
Finance & Administration / Founder
Rock Star and Electronics genius, 20-year experience as consultant for the European Space Agency.
Space Electronics / Founder
Vieira de Mello
Strategy & Planning
Bertil sees beyond the cloud. He can feel the data, sense the patterns and diagnose.
Applications & Services / Founder
Obsessed with processes, Lisa is reorganizing the office and dynamizing our social networks.
Scott is a great team builder and a leader. He lives in the Silicon Valais and when he grills raclette cheese, he puts everyone in agreement.
Applications & Services
Self-controlled and passionate developer, Julien will look you in the eyes and give you the wisdom.
Applications & Services
Stéphane orchestrates the wireless communications between the terminals and the nanosatellites. He hopes to obtain his RPL (Rocket Pilot License) soon.
Thanks to his practice of martial arts, Mathieu knows how stay calm in all circumstances, even when the compiler throws errors at him.
Landed in Astrocast from Greece, Filomila is here for a lot of testing and hopefully to give away all the ancient secrets and knowledge on the stars...
Mehrdad is the RF guy who looks for simple solutions to solve complex problems. “Dual-polarization quadrature phase shift keying” sounds fine to him.
Ester is friend with microwave engineering. When you cannot find her playing with circuits, you should take a look at the mountains. She might be hiking somewhere around!
Testing the communication is his mission when the wind is not good for kite surfing. Luckily, we're in Switzerland!
Do you believe that everything can be programmed? Florian will show you how it’s done. He holds the joystick of the constellation.
Flight & Ground Software
Jonathan traveled all over the world, the only space he has not yet explored is the ionosphere.
Some people have their brain well connected to their hands (and vice versa). Nicolas is one of them. He can juggle with nanosatellites.
Kevin finds his inspiration in origami. He also eats a lot of organic apples to maintain his higher-than-average cerebral activity.
Satellite Structure & Mechanisms
Not only does he know how to make real espresso, but he can also run the Ironman and control the Earth magnetic field... Cos'altro?
Yorick already launched probes to Mars and beyond… on his computer. If he isn't on his computer, you may find him painting in his lair.
Are you looking for the best Flight Dynamics & Operations Engineer in the Galaxy? Too late, we got him…
Flight Dynamics & Operations
Lola is independent. Yes... she is from Catalonia, and we love that. Benvinguda!
Sam has acquired a great set of skills in business and data analysis. But he also launched balloons, rockets, studied interstellar missions and somehow walked on the surface of Mars!
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.
Accounting & Secretariat
From coffee capsules to space capsules… Natasha is loving life and her trip across the universe!
Veronica is the queen of the scanner… She also secretly conducts all sorts of psychological experiments on the Astrocast team for her master of science in psychology.
Happy co-founder of Astrocast, Jean-Michel actively supports the company at different levels. He is the former Head of R&D Services at Bobst SA.
Founder & Supporter
Meet the Directors
Former Deputy Director of CNES, José is now ambassador of ESA in Switzerland. Bright mind, amazing support.
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Technical Officer
Former President & COO of ITC Global, Roland is our SatCom Business Expert. Awesome to have him on-board!
Successful Asset Manager, Yves brings exceptional investment skills to the board.
Investment partner at Airbus Ventures, Anabelle has a unique expertise in both finance and legal sides.
Meet the Advisors
Former SwissCube Project Manager, she exudes a NASA-inspired challenging spirit and a fantastic system-level vision.
Can you believe that Claude performed 4 spaceflights and 1 spacewalk as an Astronaut? This guy is a legend!
Former Head of ITU External Affairs and Lawyer at the State Bar of California, Max is our spectrum strategist.
Dr. Max Henri
CEO of S-Partners, Hong-Kong. He competed in the European Formula Renault championship. Did you?
Former SVP of Oracle Corporation, François is a great source of enthusiasm, conviction and he's got style.
Former JPL/NASA scientist, Anton is an Apple advocate. One day he will put an iPhone in orbit.