Voyager Space, a global leader in space exploration, recently announced appointing former Blue Origin VP, Clay Mowry as its Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Mowry is a space industry veteran and also a seasoned business strategist and as the firm’s CRO, Mowry will be powering out the revenue and sales operations for the firm and its subsidiaries.
Voyager had recently accomplished a contract from NASA, for the creation of Starlab, a unique commercial space station. Voyager also recently announced the intent to acquire Space Micro, an innovative engineering-driven business focused on advancing high-performance satellite communications, digital, and electro-optical systems.
Voyager will also be fuelling support for a better growth trajectory while also offering its prime focus around the sales with the support as well as proper guidance from Mowry for powering the team towards revenue objectives.
Matthew Kuta, President and Chief Operating Officer of Voyager Space stated: “Clay is a proven industry leader, who has spent his entire career enabling the advancement of commercial space. In addition to having the highest values and ethos, we know Clay will have a significant impact on our future growth plans and strategic capabilities.”
Clay Mowry and his previous assignments and industry expertise
As per Voyager Space, Mowry brings more than 25 years of experience in the global aerospace and satellite communications sectors to the Voyager team. Most recently, he served as the Vice President of Global Sales at Blue Origin where he led global sales, marketing, and customer experience for the company.
Prior to Blue Origin, Mowry spent 15 years at Arianespace, Inc. as Chairman and President, where he was responsible for managing sales, marketing, strategy, communications, and government relations in North America.
He is also the founder and chairman emeritus of the Future Space Leaders Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the career development of young space and satellite industry professionals, and the incoming president of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF), the world’s leading space advocacy body.
Clay Mowry also stated regarding his appointment: “Voyager is generating real momentum in the space industry and has proven that it is dedicated to leading the charge for the future of space exploration. I am eager to make my mark and join an incredibly talented group of industry peers to help scale the Voyager business in the years to come.”
Mowry’s appointment comes on the part of a leadership change with high-profile additions to the firm, comprising of the appointment of former Airbus CEO Dirk Hoke to the Voyager advisory board and former Nanoracks CEO Jeffrey Manber joining the company as President of International and Space Stations.