Space Micro Hires Three Senior Program Managers

San Diego, CA – June 2, 2017 Space Micro announced that three senior level program managers have joined the company to support existing and future contracts for space subsystems.

Dan Strich is a senior level program manager with 30 years of management experience in the electronics industry. He has been a senior project manager at ViaSat for commercial and government programs, Director of Engineering at Radyne Comstream (now Cometech EF Data), and held various management roles at General Instrument. Dan holds a BS from Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, CA. He is working on an in-house special project and an image processing computer (IPC 7000).

Ray Slanina has 18 years of experience as a program manager at ViaSat, product manager at SeaSpace Corporation, and operations manager for CoastWatch. He holds a BS in Physics from Trinity University and an MBA from University of Redlands. Ray is working on a multi-board S-X transceiver and an in-house special project.

Elisa Castro is a senior level program manager with 18 years of experience as a project manager for Panasonic Avionics Corporation, a program manager for North County Transit District and for ViaSat, and a systems engineer for Northrop Grumman. She holds an MS in Electrical Engineering from San Diego State University and is working on a C&DH system and an image processing computer (IPC 7000) contract.

“We are pleased to add these talented program managers to support our customer base for larger complex satellite programs of defense, NASA, and commercial space,” said David Strobel, Space Micro’s CEO.