July 26-28 at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara, California

Speaker

Eric Anderson

An aerospace and software engineer by training, Eric C. Anderson is a successful entrepreneur, CEO and angel investor. He has been widely credited with having created and developed the business of and global market for orbital human spaceflight. His portfolio of innovative technology companies includes Intentional Software Corporation, Planetary Resources, Space Adventures, Planetary Power, and his Planetary Holdings investment group. These companies take on such challenges as the commercialization of space, revolutionizing software development, and technologically automating human knowledge. In 2008, Mr. Anderson received the “CEO of the Year” award, presented by SmartCEO magazine and in 2010, was an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award recipient in Greater Washington. He has been an active member of Young Presidents’ Organization, and in 2008 was chosen by the World Economic Forum to become a member of the Forum of Young Global Leaders. Mr. Anderson is currently Chairman of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation. He is a Board Member of the X Prize Foundation, Koshka Foundation and co-founder of the Planetary Security Foundation. He is also member of the Board of Governors for the National Space Society. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia and lives in Bellevue, Wash. with his wife and their children.
Eric Anderson
Chairman, Space Adventures