Massimo Claudio 


CEO, Thales Alenia Space Italy

Massimo Claudio Comparini holds a Master Degree in Electrical Engineering, Remote Sensing and Radar Systems, University of Rome La Sapienza (Italy), and a Degree in Strategy from Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, CA (USA). He is currently Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Thales Alenia Space Joint Venture, SEVP Observation, Exploration and Navigation and Chief Executive Officer of Thales Alenia Space Italy. He started his career in 1983 at Selenia Spazio (later Alenia Spazio), holding various management positions, up to the role of Chief Technology Officer. In 2013 he was appointed Chief Technical Officer of Telespazio. In 2016 he became the CEO of e-Geos, a JV company between Italian Space Agency and Telespazio, established global leader in the Earth Observation and Geo-Spatial Information and Director Line of Business Geo Information at Telespazio. He was Chairman of the Board of GAF (Germany) and EarthLab Luxembourg, still in the geospatial business domain. In his long career he held a number of academic chairs in technical, economics and innovation management disciplines, while also a member of various academic and scientific boards.

Information provided is current as of February 2022

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