Cloud connectivity provides customers leverage when they’re looking to deliver global network access. The more enterprises move to the cloud, the more every site depends on reliable network connectivity. Secure gateways and global reach are necessary to expand the reach of the cloud for consistent international access.
As a Ground Enterprise Architect at The Aerospace Corporation, Steve is currently engaged with NOAA’s Office of Systems Architecture & Advance Planning within NOAA/NESDIS where he is supports efforts to define the future NESDIS Ground Enterprise and establish the long-term vision and implementation strategy to evolve its satellite ground capabilities towards multi-mission enterprise solutions leveraging commercial service offerings
Steve has been focused on complex/scientific data information systems in support of environmental observation science and ground system operations for over 30 years. During that time he has supported the design of satellite ground systems for the European Space Agency’s European Remote Sensing satellites, NASA’s Earth Observing System, USGS Landsat program, and most recently NOAA’s Geostationary, Polar, and Space Weather satellite programs.
As part of NASA’s Geosciences Interoperability Office (GIO), Steve promoted the use of open community-based standards for IT systems interoperability throughout NASA and between Federal partner agencies, facilitating the adoption of Earth science research results across Federal partner agency decision-support systems.
Steve is a graduate of the University of Leeds in the UK with a bachelor’s degree in Physics with Astrophysics, and a Ph.D. in Infrared Astronomy. He is a FEAC Certified Enterprise Architect and an alumnus of the International Space University.Dr. Will Crowe
Dennis founded LEOcloud to bring to market the first space-hardened, scalable, multi-cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). LEOcloud Space Edge IaaS will enable the lowest latency and highest security for AI and analytics applications hosted in LEO, the lunar region and beyond. Multi-cloud services hosted in space will drive competitive and operational advantage for commercial, government and military organizations.
Prior to forming LEOcloud, Dennis was the Chief Commercial Officer for Cloud Constellation Corporation where he had global responsibilities for sales, marketing, channel management, and strategic alliances.
With 35 years of experience in terrestrial, avionics and space-based technology, solutions and managed services, he has a track record of bringing emerging technologies to market for managed services working with global partners and service providers to introduce next generation solutions into their communications and cloud service offerings.
Dennis was recognized with a Certificate of Achievement from Boeing for his contributions and efforts on the Boeing 777 development program.
Mr. Gatens earned his BS in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech, and his MBA from Radford University.Lorenzo Ross
Lorenzo is a Technology Fellow and Chief Data Architect with Deloitte. With over 28 years of experience, Lorenzo delivers large complex BI/DW, EDM, Analytic, and data modernization programs and solutions to GPS market clients like the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Ginnie Mae, US Air Force, US Space Force, and US Army. Lorenzo advises clients integrating emerging technologies and next generation architectures to drive greater mission value from enterprise data.
Lorenzo is an AI & Data Engineering and CDO Services campaign leader, as well as a Data Management / Architecture subject matter expert (SME), serving as strategic advisor to numerous Government CDOs / CDAOs. Lorenzo also leads internal development efforts creating accelerators, approaches, strategies, and offerings that help clients optimize access, management, quality, sharing and utilization of their enterprise data via next generation architectures that integrate cloud, big data, data management and advanced analytics.Richard H. Stottler
Mr. Stottler founded Stottler Henke in 1988 and is a lead AI researcher there. He combines a very strong applied research record in artificial intelligence with practical experience in rapid and efficient knowledge engineering and AI system design and fielding. He was or is the Project Manager on many Stottler Henke’s space application scheduling systems, including satellite and ground resource scheduling and aerospace manufacturing scheduling. He also leads Stottler Henke’s automatic intelligent fault detection, diagnosis, reconfiguration, recovery, and replanning systems.