Brian L. Kantsiper Chief Engineer Space Development Agency

Dr. Brian Kantsiper is the Chief Engineer at the Space Development Agency (SDA), responsible for overseeing the full integration of the Proliferated Warfighter Space Architecture. Before taking the SDA position, he spent 20 years working at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory as a Space Systems Engineer focusing on Guidance, Navigation, and Control and System Engineering. Early in his career, he spent some time at Lockheed Martin as an analyst. Dr. Kantsiper received a Bachelor of Arts in Physics from Princeton University and a PhD in Aerospace Engineering from MIT.