A World Satellite Business Week event
Sept. 14-15, 2017 / The Westin - Paris

Massimo Comparini



Massimo Claudio Comparini has a Master Degree in Electrical Engineering, Remote Sensing and Radar Systems, University of Rome “La Sapienza” and a Degree in Strategy at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University.

He began his career in the space industry in 1983 at Selenia Spazio (later Alenia Spazio). After the establishment of the joint venture Thales Alenia Space (Thales 67%/Leonardo 33%), he took up the role of Deputy Chief Technical Officer, CTO of TAS Italia and Vice President for R&D, Technology, Product Policy and IPR. In 2013 he was appointed Chief Technical Officer at Telespazio (Leonardo 67%/Thales 33%). 

He published works in space technology innovation and management. He holds seats in several steering committees and boards of scientific associations and conferences. He has had several Academic chairs in the Engineering and Management Departments of Italian Major Universities.

Comparini is Chairman of the Space Innovation technology platform in Italy SPIN-IT, and is a National expert in the space configuration of the European Horizon 2020 programme.

In 2016, he has been appointed as CEO of e-GEOS, an ASI 20%/Telespazio 80% company, which has the mission to commercialize world-wide COSMO-SkyMed radar Constellation data and services and to provide multimission Geospatial integrated solutions.