Jaret Matthews Founder and CEO Venturi Astrolab, Inc.


Jaret is the founder and CEO of Astrolab and has spent his 20-year career creating revolutionary space systems. He spent seven years at SpaceX as manager of the Dragon Spacecraft Mechanisms development team where he conceived of and led the development of the novel docking system that the Crew Dragon spacecraft uses to dock to the International Space Station. Prior to SpaceX, Jaret spent a decade in the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s (JPL) Robotic Vehicles Group designing and operating robots for the Moon, Mars, and beyond.