Sidus Space Appoints Gerry Schaafsma as Director of Sales and Revenue
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida, January 20, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sidus Space, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIDU), a Space-as-a-Service satellite company focused on the design, manufacture, launch and data collection of commercial satellites, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Gerry Schaafsma as Director of Sales and Revenue.
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Gerry Schaafsma (Photo: Business Wire)
Schaafsma brings nearly 30 years of experience selling technology to industry leaders including AT&T, Lucent Technologies, Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia. After a 16-year tenure at Nokia, Schaafsma founded Structure Inspection and Consulting (SIC), a drone-based service for clients in the environmental engineering and construction management industries.
Schaafsma holds a BS and MBA from Auburn University as well as a black belt certification in Lean Six Sigma from Villanova University.
Jamie Adams, CTO of Sidus Space, said: “Gerry’s extensive and diverse market experience is a perfect fit for the Sidus mission to ‘Bring Space Back to Earth’, where we aim to apply our constellation capabilities to satellites to meet a wide range of customer needs. In this role, he will lead the integration and alignment between all Sidus Space revenue generating channels with a focus on global customer engagement.
About Sidus Space
Sidus Space, located in Cape Canaveral, Florida, operates from a 35,000 square foot manufacturing, assembly, integration and test facility. Sidus Space is focused on the design, manufacture, launch and data collection of commercial satellites, with a mission to bring space back to Earth™ and a vision to enable spaceflight legacy status for new technologies while providing predictive data and analytics to national and global clients. Sidus Space makes it easy for any business, industry, or vertical to begin their off-planet journey with our rapidly scalable, low-cost satellite services, space solutions, and testing alternatives. More than just a “satellite as a service” provider, we are your trusted mission partner from concept to low earth orbit and beyond.
Sidus is ISO 9001:2015, AS9100 Rev. D and ITAR registered.
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