A pioneering team. A bold vision.

Decades of experience in aerospace and technology have taught us that true innovation requires fresh eyes, open minds, and arms locked in collective determination. Our leadership team balances fresh ideas of what is possible with deep domain expertise to realize Capella’s vision for a world illuminated and empowered by Earth observation.

Payam Banazadeh

Founder and CEO

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Joerg Herrmann

Senior Vice President, Special Projects

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Andrew Ulmer

Vice President, Business Development

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Christian Lenz

Vice President, Engineering

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Dan Brophy

Vice President, US Government Services

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Matt Wood

Vice President, go-to-market & business strategy

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Scott Soenen

Vice President, Product Engineering

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Kevin Chen

Vice President, Legal

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