Damien Garot

Managing Partner

Jansky Partners

French Republic

Damien Garot is a space executive with more than 20 years of experience in business and investment.

He worked 11 years for Eutelsat as the director of Corporate Development. He has signed the first partnership between Facebook and the space industry, to bring satellite broadband to Africa. He also managed organic and external investment opportunities for a total of $2.7Bn validated by Eutelsat’s Board.

Damien believes tomorrow's growth of the space sector will come from its ability to demonstrate its value to the terrestrial and digital economy. He is the founder of Jansky Partners and provides active support to space start-ups, corporates as well as financial entities.

Damien is a space engineer by training (ISAE- Supaéro) and owns an executive MBA from EM Lyon. He also teaches corporate valuation and project financing at ESCP.