Adam Maher has over 9 years of experience in the satellite industry. Prior to founding Ursa, he worked at Space Systems Loral, serving in technical and business roles. He was lead systems engineer for two complete satellite builds and satellite lead for four successful commercial satellite proposals. Mr. Maher managed three major IR&D efforts, each resulting in multiple satellite awards, and was program manager and capture lead for five US government programs. He helped establish a new subsidiary of the parent company and as new business lead, worked closely with three venture capital backed start-ups and was the primary contact for a major Silicon Valley company.
The Society of Satellite Professionals International awarded Mr. Maher the 2011 Promise Award at the AIAA 2014 Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala.
Mr. Maher holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering and Master of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, from Cornell University.