Major General, USAF (Ret.) Craig P. Weston – CEO of ViviSat.
Craig Weston is President and Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Space, LLC, a U.S.-owned provider of dedicated, commercial space solutions to serve the interest of the nation and its coalition partners and commercial enterprises worldwide. He also holds these same positions with ViviSat LLC, a joint venture dedicated to life extension of on orbit satellites, and U.S. Space Mobile Communications LLC, a joint venture that provides end-to-end mobile satellite communications solutions.
Previously, he was a Vice President and Deputy Director of a business unit with SRA International, a $1.5 billion information technology and services company based in Fairfax, Virginia.
A retired Air Force Major General, he spent a large part of his career developing, launching and operating communications, infra-red warning and reconnaissance satellites.
At various points in his career, Gen. Weston was involved in the development and fielding of air launched munitions, airborne high energy laser weapons, airborne and ground warning and surveillance systems, command and control information systems, as well as foreign military sales and international security assistance.
His last active duty assignment was in Kabul, Afghanistan, where he brokered international collaboration to rebuild the Afghan defense, police and legal sectors, as well as to disarm militia forces and begin counter-narcotics operations.
Gen. Weston earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Mechanics and a Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering.
He is an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and serves on the board of directors of the National Capital Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.