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

Bobby Machinski


HERA Systems

Bobby Machinski is CEO and President of Hera Systems. He co-founded the company in 2013.

Bobby’s role as a leader and manager is rooted in more than two decades of engineering and contract management experience, and is complemented by his strengths building and nurturing business relationships, developing and implementing organizational strategies, managing operations and company resources, and serving as a communication conduit with primary stakeholders.

As a classically trained mechanical engineer, Bobby has in-depth background serving military and aerospace contracts. He has implemented and managed diverse projects involving a range of subject matter – from nuclear submarines and aircraft carriers to commercial & military satellites.

With a track record of successfully building an engineering firm from the ground up, securing numerous defense contracts and solving complex technical problems in compressed timeframes and under extreme pressure, Bobby has the hands-on experience, business acumen and visionary leadership required to position Hera Systems as a front-runner in the satellite information and analytics industry.

Bobby earned a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in mechanical engineering. He grew up in the greater Boston area and has lived in Silicon Valley since 1998.