George Whitesides

George Whitesides
  • Chief Executive Officer and President
    Virgin Galactic

BA, Princeton University, US; MPhil, Cambridge University, UK. Former aerospace industry experience with: Orbital Sciences Corporation; Blastoff Corporation; Zero Gravity Corporation. Former Chief of Staff, NASA. Former Chairman, Reusable Launch Vehicle Working Group, Federal Aviation Authority Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee. Currently, Chief Executive Officer and President, Virgin Galactic. Fellow, Royal Aeronautical Society; Fulbright Scholar. Recipient of NASA's Distinguished Service Medal.