Richard A. Rogers, Executive Vice President of Stellar Solutions, Inc, is the senior technical expert leading the company’s unique and collaborative approach to meeting the critical engineering needs of vital customers. He holds a breadth of experience in all aspects of space and satellite systems cultivated over an illustrious 35-year engineering career.
In his current strategy and operations leadership role, Rogers works closely with CEO Michael Lencioni in leading strategic initiatives focused on integration and development across Stellar Solutions’ commercial, defense, intelligence, civil aerospace, and international lines of business. He recently served as Stellar Solutions’ Vice President of Civil Programs for 11 years, leading broad non-defense space and technology areas including robotic and human missions, remote sensing instruments, and transportation systems. He was also responsible for Stellar’s programs supporting emerging exploration technologies and ground-based astronomy systems.
Rogers joined Stellar Solutions in 1999 as a systems engineer supporting intelligence and defense programs and, during the next 10 years, progressed through challenging engineering, business development, and leadership roles within the company. He served as a senior systems engineer on numerous space programs for NASA, NOAA, and universities directed towards Earth science, meteorology, and astrophysics.
Earlier in his career, Rogers had roles as a systems and electrical engineer for Raytheon, SAIC, Loral, and GTE in the Unite States and abroad, supporting numerous space and ground processing systems vital to national security.
Richard Rogers earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology and master’s degree in business administration from Boston University. He is an active member of several professional societies, including the IEEE, INCOSE, AIAA, and the Royal Aeronautical Society.