At Blue Origin, Ariane Cornell is the Director for New Glenn Commercial Sales – Americas. She also is the Head of Astronaut Strategy & Sales.
Ariane was formerly based in Vienna, Austria as the Executive Director of the Space Generation Advisory Council in Support of the United Nations Programme on Space Applications (SGAC). She headed SGAC’s delegations to international conferences and the United Nations, as well as ran the organization’s operations, business development, strategy, and policy output.
Ariane supports the international aerospace community in other capacities and organizations. She currently is on the board of the Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) and has served on the board of Women in Aerospace – Europe.
Previously, Ariane worked in international management consulting, first with Accenture based in San Francisco and then with Booz Allen Hamilton in Washington, DC. With Accenture, she lived and worked on IT projects in the Philippines, South Africa, Brazil, and the US. With Booz Allen Hamilton as a senior consultant in the aerospace and defense commercial consulting group, she helped develop strategies and solve operational issues for executives of the world’s top aerospace and defense companies.
Ariane earned an MBA from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from Stanford University.