Tim Ellis

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Relativity Space

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Tim is the Co-Founder and CEO of Relativity Space. Under Tim’s leadership, Relativity successfully launched the world’s first 3D printed rocket into space and has pre-sold $1.8 billion in launch service agreements from commercial and government entities. Tim has played a leading role in securing hundreds of millions of dollars in partnership with the U.S. Government – including the first-ever launch site award to a venture-backed company at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station and exclusive 20-year agreements for multiple test sites at NASA’s Stennis Space Center. He also led the private capital raise of $1.33 billion from the world’s leading investors across six funding rounds.
Prior to co-founding Relativity, Tim was a Propulsion Development Engineer at Blue Origin, where he worked on Crew Capsule Reaction Control System thrusters, BE-4, and New Glenn and started the company’s metal 3D printing division. He holds a BS and an MS in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Southern California. During his time at USC, he and Jordan Noone, Relativity Co-Founder and Executive Advisor, helped launch the first student-designed and built rocket into space.
Tim has testified to the United States Senate on commercial space policy and was the youngest member of the National Space Council Users Advisory Group for five years across two administrations, directly advising the White House on space policy. Tim was named a “Living Legend of Aviation,” being recognized as the Entrepreneur of the Year. He was a member of the World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneer cohort and has been named to MIT Technology Review’s prestigious “Innovators Under 35” list, as well as the “30 Under 30” lists published by Business Insider, Forbes, and Inc. Magazine.
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