Joe Landon is Chairman of the Board of Space Angels Network, the world’s largest angel investor network focused on space companies. He is a prominent connector of entrepreneurs and investors in the space industry, and he has been featured in media outlets such as The New York Times, The Economist, The Huffington Post, Bloomberg TV and Space News. Joe also serves as CFO of the billionaire-backed asteroid mining venture Planetary Resources, and he previously led Spaceflight Program Development at Space Adventures, Ltd. and worked as an engineer at Boeing Satellite Systems.
Joe holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering-Physics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, a master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Southern California and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
In 2016 he endowed the Joseph P. Landon Fellowship Fund for Commercial Space at Harvard Business School to support MBA students pursuing careers in the commercial space industry. Joe is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Space Technologies and a Trustee of the Museum of History and Industry, and in 2016 he was named one of Seattle’s 40 Under 40 by the Puget Sound Business Journal. He and his family reside in Bellevue, Washington.