Bianca Cefalo is the Co-founder & CEO of Space DOTS® Ltd (UK), and Director of International Business Development at Carbice Corporation (US).
Former Space Systems Product Manager at Airbus Defence and Space UK, leading disruptive innovation roadmaps for Next Gen Telecommunication Spacecraft.
Master in Aerospace and Astronautical Engineering at the University of Naples ‘Federico II’, specializing in Spacecraft Systems, Hypersonic Aerodynamics, Microgravity and Satellite Remote Sensing.
In 2013 she moved to Berlin, becoming the youngest Italian analyst assigned to the HP3 Instrument on the NASA/JPL Insight Mars Mission, developed at Active Space Technologies GmbH in collaboration with the German Space Center.
To date, Bianca has spent a decade between Berlin and London, leading development of advanced space thermal management solutions, and contributing to the delivery of multiple science missions and commercial spacecraft platforms sponsored by NASA, ESA, DLR, UKSA and EU.
In Jul ’20 she also founded Cosmica Space Consulting Ltd, co-producing international creative Sci-pop & Scicomm projects to inspire and empower the next generation of women tech pioneers.
Bianca also serves as committee member of the Women’s Engineering Society UK and Artemis Adviser at Lunargistics US.