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April 13-16, 2015 · Colorado Springs, Colorado USA

Richard Pournelle

Richard Pournelle
Senior Vice-President of Business Development

Richard Pournelle is the Senior Vice President of Business Development at NanoRacks. He manages sales and marketing for leading providers of scientific payloads to the International Space Station. Pournelle has been involved in commercial space for over fifteen years. He spent eight years working at Mojave Spaceport as the Director of Business Development for XCOR Aerospace and continued on to be an Investment Banker for Near Earth LLC, where he provided fund raising and financial advisory services for technology and aerospace companies. Prior to joining the space industry, Pournelle worked as a professional staff member for U.S. House of Representatives Chairman Bill Thomas on the Committee on House Administration and helped create the THOMAS legislative information system. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Participating Events

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
9:00 a.m. to
10:15 a.m.:
Prospects and Issues for Small Business
Symposium Program
Concurrent Session
Location: International Center South - Main Stage

Deborah L. Westphal

Managing Director
Toffler Associates

Steve Cook

Vice President, Corporate Development

Sandy Johnson

President and CEO
Barrios Technology

Stanley O. Kennedy, Jr.

Oakman Aerospace

Mark King

Chief Executive Officer

Richard Pournelle

Senior Vice-President of Business Development


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