Mr. Bill Therien serves as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Executive Vice President of Engineering for ExoAnalytic Solutions. As President of the Commercial Space Sector, he oversees the development and operation of the ExoAnalytic Space Operations Center (ESpOC) which commands and controls our global network of 300+ telescopes which collects over 10 million observations of resident space objects per month. The space situational awareness data from this system is used by the U.S. Space Force, the Intelligence Community, commercial satellite operators, and other commercial and international organizations to track and characterize known and unknown satellites and debris. Mr. Therien is responsible for the maturation and transition of the company’s software and advanced algorithm technologies from the prototype phase through testing to operational software in fielded systems for Missile Defense and Space Surveillance missions.
Prior to joining ExoAnalytic Solutions in 2009, Mr. Therien developed high fidelity simulations and image processing algorithms at Northrop Grumman for electro-optical and radar sensors used in missile defense applications.
Mr. Therien earned a B.S. in Engineering and Applied Science from the California Institute of Technology.