The space business is at a crossroads.
Historical markets are declining while innovation has never been so prolific.
Its rejuvenation will stem from corporates, start-ups and investments funds to cooperate as one single ecosystem.
Jansky Partners supports space stakeholders
Damien Garot is a space executive with more than 20 years of experience in business and investment.
Trained as a space engineer (Supaéro, France), he has worked for a space agency (CNES), a start-up (SkyBridge), a satellite manufacturer (Alcatel Alenia Space) and an operator (Eutelsat).
He was the Eutelsat’s director of Corporate Development for 11 years. He has led organic investment projects (€2.5bn validated by the Eutelsat Board of Directors) as well as the first external full acquisition of Eutelsat ($228m).
Among other projects, he has signed the first partnership between Facebook and the space industry, to bring satellite internet to Sub-Saharan Africa.
Damien teaches at ESCP (Paris Campus) and at the EDC MBA.