Kirk Pysher

President, International Launch Services

Kirk Pysher is the President of International Launch Services (ILS), a leader in providing various launch services to the global commercial satellite industry. Pysher has over 30 years of experience in the design, development, and operation of expendable launch vehicles. Pysher previously served as ILS Vice President of Mission Assurance, with responsibility for development and implementation of customer specific mission assurance requirements. Pysher also led ILS’ Product Development team including performance upgrades and new capabilities intended to align with customers’ future requirements, including preliminary steps to introduce the Angara launch vehicle to the commercial market.