HawkEye 360 Inc. has announced that Dr. Michael Mineiro has joined the company as Vice President of the Legal and Regulatory division.
Following an extensive career in the U.S. government, Dr. Mineiro will lead HawkEye 360's governmental affairs strategy, intellectual property portfolio, and assume responsibility for regulatory licensing and compliance.
Prior to joining HawkEye 360, Dr. Mineiro served as the Staff Director and Senior Counsel to the House of Representatives, Science, Space and Technology Space Subcommittee. During this time, he drafted and negotiated legislation and led the development of congressional hearings, while maintaining oversight of Federal civil space agencies and regulatory authorities. He was lead committee counsel for drafting and negotiating the Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act of 2015 and the NASA Transition Authorization Act of 2017.
Dr. Mineiro also previously served in the Executive Office of the President as a Senior Policy Analyst and Liaison to the National Space Council at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. He has advised senior White House leadership on space law and policy, and led interagency policy development efforts.
Dr. Mineiro holds a doctorate in Space Law as well as a master's degree in Air and Space Law from McGill University, along with a law degree from the University of North Carolina and a bachelor's degree in International Relations from North Carolina State University.
HawkEye 360 Chief Legal Officer Alison Alfers said the company is excited and fortunate to have someone of Dr. Mineiro's caliber join this team. He brings with him a wealth of experience in all aspects of space policy and has a passion for new and innovative space technologies. His knowledge will be invaluable in guiding our company strategy as we advance HawkEye 360's unique vision to solve critical problems with commercial RF analytics.
Dr. Mineiro added that he's thrilled to join the HawkEye 360 team and noted that commercial space is a rapidly growing industry with untapped potential. HawkEye 360 is a true leader in 'new space' innovation and he looks forward to being a part of this exciting company.
More information about HawkEye 360 can be found at www.he360.com.