After five successful missions to the International Space Station, including four official resupply missions for NASA, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft lifted off from Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, for their fifth official Commercial Resupply (CRS) mission to the orbiting lab. If all goes as planned, Dragon will arrive at the station approximately two days after liftoff. Dragon is expected to return to Earth four-and-a-half weeks later for a parachute-assisted splashdown off the coast of southern California. Dragon is the only operational spacecraft capable of returning a significant amount of supplies back to Earth, including experiments.
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- US NavyCommanding Officer, 1993 - presentCommanding Officer of a selectively staffed joint-service reserve combat logistics unit. Specialties/qualifications include Expeditionary Combat Logistics, Anti-Terrorism (including cyber and physical force protection), Communications/Intelligence, and Naval Aviation. Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmentalized Information (TS/SCI) Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance held.
- Kinetic SocialCEO & Co-Founder, 2010 - presentCo-founder & CEO of Kinetic Social, a social data technology company. Have led Kinetic from its launch through its emergence as a clear leader in the industry today.
- EpicAdsCEO, 2008 - 2010CEO of EpicAds from 2008 to 2010, an ad network backed by TA Associates and Stripes Group. EpicAds grew from $65 million to $200 million in annual revenue before being merged with Connexus Corporation (Oak Capital Partners, Insight Venture Partners and Idealab).
- EpicAdsCOO, 2006 - 2007COO of EpicAds (formerly, AzoogleAds) from 2006 to 2007, an ad network backed by TA Associates and Stripes Group.
- EpicAdsSVP, Technology, 2005 - 2006SVP, Technology of EpicAds (formerly, AzoogleAds) from 2005 to 2006, an ad network backed by TA Associates and Stripes Group.
- AlixPartners LLPVice President, 2003 - 2005Turnaround & operational restructuring adviser, with an emphasis on performance improvement.
- JPMorgan Capital PartnersVice President, 2001 - 2003Private Equity firm based in NYC.
- Small World SportsCOO, 1999 - 2001Chief Operating Officer of the online fantasy sports company Small World Sports (backed by Flatiron Partners, Chase Capital Partners and NBC). During tenure as COO, oversaw the development of Small World’s sites into the top rank of all web properties, and helped sell the company to The Sporting News (Paul Allen’s Vulcan Ventures).
- McKinsey & CompanySenior Associate, 1997 - 1999Strategy consultant.
- Harvard Business School1998
- Vassar CollegeAsian Studies, 1990
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