Laetitia Garriott de Cayeux is co-founder, President, and COO of Escape Dynamics which is developing an electromagnetic externally-powered space launch system to launch single-stage reusable rockets into Low Earth Orbit (LEO). Prior to this, she had a successful 15 year career in finance with Goldman Sachs, Renaissance Technologies, and then her own investment firm. A strong supporter of organizations focused on STEM education, she serves on the board and as chair of the audit and finance committee of the National Museum of Mathematics based in New York City. She is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and several women-focused organization including Women Corporate Directors, and the Women Forum. Laetitia holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.