Benoit Deper

Founder & CEO, AerospaceLab

Prior to founding Aerospacelab in 2017, Benoît Deper worked as a Research Associate at the IMD Business School, was the Lead Engineer and CTO of Swiss Space Systems and a Young Graduate Trainee in the Systems Engineering directorate at the European Space Agency. Before that, he started as an intern at the Small Satellite Group at NASA Ames Research Center where he was working on the PhoneSat project while being involved in a newspace startup company in the Bay Area. He studied engineering in Belgium at UCLouvain (mechatronics) and KULeuven (artificial intelligence), and is also an alumni of ISAE SUPAERO in Toulouse.