Christian DOMMEL

Boeing HorizonX • Principal Strategist, Space and Connectivity

Christian Dommell is the Principal Strategist for Space & Connectivity in Boeing HorizonX. Christian works across HorizonX, internal business units, customers, non-traditional partners and startups to identify, evaulate and test new technologies and business models connecting land, air, sea and space. HorizonX applies emerging and adjacent industry technologies to direct innovation in core Boeing markets, manages a corporate venture capital fund, and builds new solutions and ecosystems. Christian was the SmallSat Innovation Lead within Boeing Phantom Works, where he led small satellite strategy and new business campaigns, including a key role in the acquisition and integration of Millennium Space Systems in 2018. He has experience as a lead systems engineer for advanced development programs, with specific domain expertise in systems architecting, rapid prototyping, remote sensing, space-ground communication and networking, agile software and systems engineering, electromechanical systems, and lightweight structures. An advocate and resource for improved Science, Engineering, Technology and Math curriculum, Christian has inspired thousands of students to ask questions, solve problems and think creatively. Christian earned a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering and mechanical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and a certificate in aerospace project management from Caltech.


International Astronautical Congress 2019

21-25 October 2019

Washington, United States