Jon is Chief Operations Officer (COO) for Rogue Space Systems Corporation, an in-space robotic services provider. After an early academic background in cognitive neuroscience, Jon pursued a career in software engineering and engineering management in the financial services, insurance, and US civil government industries spanning over several decades. Jon now draws from his engineering, science, and business management backgrounds as a co-founder of Rogue Space Systems. Jon also brings vast board experience from the non-profit world, including being US President of the Reach the Unreached Ministry, an NGO that addresses food and clean water scarcity in east Africa. Jon has built cultures of innovative collaboration that produced many new products, services, industry innovations, and patents, such as an online financial consulting system. Today, Jon is using those skills to further the New Space economy by introducing key services through Rogue Space Systems. Jon is honored to be a part of CONFERS and the on-going industry effort to realize the potential of in-space services.