Chris Stott, Co-founder

Chris Stott is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of ManSat, the world’s largest commercial provider of satellite spectrum.

Chris serves as the Chair Emeritus, alongside the late Sir Arthur C. Clarke, of the Space and Satellite Professionals International (SSPI), the largest professional association in the global space and satellite industry, which also named him Satellite Industry Mentor of the Year for 2015.

Chris serves on the Faculty of the International Space University where he teaches space law and regulation, entrepreneurialism, and networking, and has served as the Chair of the University’s School of Business and Management. Chris also serves on ISU’s Board of Advisors. Chris presently speaks as a guest speaker in space law and regulation at MIT Media Labs and the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. He has also taught space law at the University of Houston.

He is a co-founder of the International Institute of Space Commerce. He is a published Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and the International Institute of Space Law. His first work on space, “A Space For Enterprise: the aerospace industries after government monopoly,” was Europe’s first work on space privatization and was published with the Adam Smith Institute of London in 1994.