Webinar: Hiring Practices of New Space Companies

Date: September 27, 2017
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

The ambitious plans and rock star ambience of new companies have caught the imagination of young people and made space and satellite cool again.  But the new space companies represent yet more competition – in addition to the cool terrestrial tech companies – for talent the industry needs. 

What can incumbents learn from emerging companies and what can emerging companies learn from the experience of incumbents?

In this webinar, you heard from the following industry speakers:


Kelly Faherty
Senior Human Resources and Recruiting Manager, Kymeta

As a member of the management team, Kelly contributes to short and long-term organizational planning and strategy, with hiring, tasking, budget and overall responsibility for Human Resources, Recruiting, Facilities, IT and Technical Communications/IP at Kymeta.


Kelly Tobin
Manager, Talent Acquisition and Compliance, Intelsat

Kelly drives the Intelsat talent acquisition team to meet our headcount overseeing 3 Recruiters and an HR Specialist while supporting all HR Managers in hiring 244 employees in 2016. She manages all aspects of recruiting top talent with a focus on utilize cutting-edge tools and technology, building a pipeline with a diversity focus.


Scott Sparks
Senior Director of People, Virgin Orbit

Scott is a versatile human resources leader with experience providing key support to industry-leading organizations in a broad range of sectors. He is an analytical and results-focused human resources strategist highly skilled in recruiting, developing and retaining talent; committed to achieving and exceeding organizational objectives.


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