Awais Ahmed

Job Title

Founder & CEO

Company

Pixxel

Speaking At

Bio

Awais Ahmed is the founder and CEO of Pixxel, a Los Angeles and Bengaluru based space-technology startup building a constellation of high resolution hyperspectral imaging small-satellites to provide global coverage every day. Awais founded Pixxel in 2019 at the age 21 years while still pursuing undergraduate studies in India, with the vision of establishing a global space company working on bringing the benefits of space down to earth. Pixxel's first hyperspectral satellite, which also happens to be India's first private commercial satellite, is booked to launch in 2021 with a second one to follow soon. Awais was previously one of the founding members and engineering lead at Hyperloop India, the only Indian and one of the 24 global finalist teams in the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition where they built India's first ever hyperloop pod and presented it to Elon Musk.
25th Anniversary

World Satellite Business Week

September 12-16, 2022
The Westin Paris – Vendôme

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