HawkEye 360 Inc. has announced that Robert Rainhart has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer.
Rainhart brings more than 20 years of experience in engineering complex systems and leading teams developing software, firmware, and hardware. Before the promotion, Rainhart served as Executive Vice President of Engineering, where he led development of the first satellites and products from visionary concept to live capabilities.
As COO of HawkEye 360, Rainhart will oversee technology development, product creation, and corporate operations. The next priority is growing the constellation to improve on-orbit capacity and revisit rates while delivering higher levels of service to customers.
Prior to HawkEye 360, Rainhart held various engineering and technical leadership roles with RT Logic and Harris Corporation. He holds an MS in Systems Engineering from Penn State and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Colorado State University.
John Serafini, CEO, HawkEye 360, said that Rob’s steady hand has successfully guided the firm's engineering effort from the earliest days. Through this expanded role, he’ll bring these proven leadership skills to other facets of the company as HawkEye 360 grows the organization to better support customer demand.
Robert Rainhart added that this team is passionate and invested in this company. Together, the transition to commercial operations will be completed and will make a positive difference through the firm's RF analytics.
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