Jim Simpson

Saturn Satellite Networks

Mr. Simpson is a 38-year veteran in the aerospace and defense industry. He is currently serving as a Board Observer for Virgin Orbit and is a casual consultant to the LinQuest Corporation supporting the Principal Assistant US Secretary of the Air Force for Space for Space related matters. Mr. Simpson recently served as the CEO and member of the Board of Directors for ABS Satellites, where he was responsible for overseeing the organization’s various functions, including compliance, finance, human resources, legal, marketing, operations, and technology. Prior to joining ABS, Mr. Simpson spent 2 years as the Aerojet Rocketdyne Corporate Senior Vice President of Strategy & Business Development. Mr. Simpson lead the Aerojet Rocketdyne organization responsible for business development and strategy, with ownership of the business acquisition process, new business pursuits, product marketing, and,the development the annual and long range strategic plans as well as mergers and acquisitions for the company.