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Cofounder and CTO of SCOUT, Sergio Gallucci joins Jim Barnish in this episode to talk about all things space and sustainability along his rocket-fueled entrepreneurial journey. He teaches us what sustainability in space means and how that can be valuable in other industries, while also building a company culture of excellence, and how data can better inform your strategy.

3 Key Takeaways

  • Sustainability and collaboration among competing entities are key factors in the space industry, because of the inherent collaboration needed for projects (and problems faced) of this magnitude.
  • You don’t need to be a visionary with tons of ideas to be a successful founder. But you do need to develop a long view in your strategy, and build systems so you can test ideas as they come.
  • Your Key Progress Indicators (KPIs) can and should shift over time as your business evolves and you need to track different areas of growth.

From this Episode:

The best way to ensure excellence is by creating a culture of challenge.

Sergio Gallucci

Cofounder & CTO, SCOUT

ABOUT OUR GUEST

Sergio Gallucci is the co-founder and CTO of SCOUT, a company innovating space safety with distributed space-based sensing. He offers diverse technical insights, having built flight programs around the space environment, radiation, and control systems. He has led aggressive R&D programs from concept to orbit in under 9 months across academia, the industry, and with NASA, USAF, and USSF. He also serves as a technical and strategic advisor to Abacus Ridge, an energy resiliency start-up.

In 2021, Sergio was recognized as one of the Forbes Next 1,000 Upstart Entrepreneurs who are "Redefining the American Dream". He holds a B.S. (Honors) in Aeronautical Engineering from Clarkson University and was an NSF GRFP Fellow at the Pennsylvania State University for graduate work on propulsion and the space environment. He is an alumnus of the 2016 NASA Glenn Space Academy.

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Show Notes

Cofounder and CTO of SCOUT, Sergio Gallucci joins Jim Barnish in this episode to talk about all things space and sustainability along his rocket-fueled entrepreneurial journey. He teaches us what sustainability in space means and how that can be valuable in other industries, while also building a company culture of excellence, and how data can better inform your strategy.

3 Key Takeaways

  • Sustainability and collaboration among competing entities are key factors in the space industry, because of the inherent collaboration needed for projects (and problems faced) of this magnitude.
  • You don’t need to be a visionary with tons of ideas to be a successful founder. But you do need to develop a long view in your strategy, and build systems so you can test ideas as they come.
  • Your Key Progress Indicators (KPIs) can and should shift over time as your business evolves and you need to track different areas of growth.

Resources

Sergio@scout.space 

Sergio's LinkedIn

SCOUT's LinkedIn Business Page

Website

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