Jim Cantrell

Jim Cantrell

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Vector Systems

Jim Cantrell is Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder at Vector Systems. Cantrrell is a well-known entrepreneur and expert in space systems and has 30 years of experience in the aerospace and high technology industries. He was part of the SpaceX founding team and served as the company’s first Vice President of Business Development. Cantrell founded two other successful aerospace and automotive engineering companies and has held CEO positions in aerospace and biometric software companies. He also played key roles in the development of Skybox Imaging (now Terra Bella) and has had developmental roles in numerous venture funded space efforts including Rocket Lab, Planet, Black Sky and Spaceflight.