Senior Director, Strategy & Customer Experience
Monica’s career spans research and development, investment, and business strategy in the technology and aerospace sector. She has worked with both entrepreneurs and corporations on product development, strategy and business development, strategic partnerships, and operations and cross-functional process improvement. She also worked with Fortune 500 corporations on domestic and international market expansion and advised high-tech start-ups on their venture strategy. Prior to joining Virgin Orbit, Monica co-founded LightSpeed Innovations, an aerospace accelerator, working with new space entrepreneurs on launching their ventures. During her tenure at Northrop Grumman and TRW, she managed various satellite and spacecraft test environment developments and led enterprise resource planning initiatives. As the vice chair of the Wharton Angel Network and part of the steering committee for Wharton Aerospace Ventures, Monica worked actively with investors and entrepreneurs from diverse industries.