Speaker bio

Eric Salwan

Co-founder and Director of Business Development at Firefly Aerospace

Eric Salwan is a NewSpace advocate and entrepreneur. As one of the initial investors and first employees of Firefly Space Systems, Eric was a member of the team that worked to create an innovative small satellite launch solution. Eric was the Information Technology Director at Firefly Space Systems, responsible for all aspects of the Firefly IT infrastructure.

As Co-founder and Director of Commercial Business Development at Firefly Aerospace, Eric is responsible for developing the commercial business pipeline for the Firefly Alpha launch vehicle. He is also responsible for Firefly’s press relations and public media presence.