Susmita Mohanty

Chief Executive Officer, Earth2Orbit Consulting Private Limited

Dr. Susmita Mohanty is a spaceship designer and serial aerospace entrepreneur. She is the CEO of EARTH2ORBIT, India’s first private space start-up. She also co-founded MOONFRONT, San Francisco [2001-2007] and LIQUIFER, Vienna [2004-ongoing]. Before turning entrepreneur, Susmita worked in business development for the International Space Station program at Boeing in California. She also worked on Shuttle-Mir missions at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. In 2005, Susmita was honored on Capitol Hill [Washington DC] with the International Achievement Award for promoting international cooperation through entrepreneurial space ventures. In 2012, she was voted into Financial Times’ list of “25 Indians to Watch”. In 2017, she was featured on the cover of Fortune Magazine. Educated in India, France, and Sweden, Susmita holds multiple degrees including a PhD. More @ www.themoonwalker.in