Emmanuel Sauzay, Director, Commercial Space
Airbus Defense and Space, Inc.

Emmanuel graduated as an Aerospace Engineer from the Ecole Nationale Superieure de l’Aeronautique et de l’Espace (Toulouse, France) and also holds a master’s degree in business administration from Toulouse University.

Emmanuel spent most of his career in the Space Systems division of Airbus (formerly Astrium), occupying various positions in spacecraft design and engineering, spacecraft flight operations, program management, business development, and sales.

Emmanuel has been working in Europe, Africa, and Asia, and is now based in America. Emmanuel worked in Bangalore, India from 2007 to 2010, as part of a partnership with the Indian Space Agency for commercial satellites manufacturing. Since then, Emmanuel has been focusing on business innovation applied to commercial satellites.

Emmanuel is now in charge of commercial space activities for Airbus Defense and Space Inc, the U.S. affiliate of Airbus Defence and Space. He is based in the San Francisco Bay area since last August 2015.

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