William Pomerantz is Vice President for Special Projects at Virgin Orbit, the innovative launch company for small satellites. Working with in the same role at Virgin Galactic from 2011 - 2017, he helped start Virgin Orbit as part of his remit to extend Virgin Galactic's efforts beyond space tourism.
Will is also the Co-Founder of the Brooke Owens Fellowship, as well as the Chair of the Board of Advisors of SEDS-USA, the world's largest student space organization. He is a member of the Editorial Board of ROOM, a Space Journal, among other activities. He is a graduate of Harvard, the NASA Academy, and the International Space University. From 2005 - 2011, he worked at the XPRIZE Foundation, serving as the primary author and manager of the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE and the $2 million Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander XCHALLENGE. He has also worked at Brown University, the Futron Corporation, and the United Nations, among others. In 2004, Will co-founded and served as Editor-in-Chief of SpaceAlumni.com, an early social network for space professionals. He has served on two US Federal Advisory Committees: the Federal Aviation Administration’s Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee and the National Academies of Science and Engineering’s Committee on Building a Better NASA Workforce.
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