Toshihiro Obata

Synspective Inc. • Board Director & Head, Technology Strategy Office

Toshihiro joined Synspective in April 2019 as a member of the Board of Directors and the General Manager of Satellite System Development-No.1. Toshihiro oversees the development, manufacturing, and operations of Synspective's small SAR satellites. Prior to joining Synspective, Toshihiro worked at Mitsubishi Electric Corporation for more than 19 years, first leading the team working on attitude control subsystems for earth observation satellites, then as the manager of systems engineering for earth observation satellites. Toshihiro also worked for TerraSAR-X in Astrium (now Airbus DS) in Friedrichshafen, Germany as an exchange engineer in 2004. Toshihiro holds an MS in Engineering from the University of Tokyo. In 2016, he joined the University of Tokyo to work on the system design of small SAR satellites, which has since become the basis for Synspective's demonstration satellites.


International Astronautical Congress 2024

14-18 October 2024

Milan, Italy