Space Technology Leader, AWS Aerospace & Satellite Solutions Division
Amazon Web Services
Shayn Hawthorne works in the Amazon Web Service Aerospace & Satellite Solutions Division as the Space Technology Leader. In this role Shayn works with Commercial and Government space customers around the world to develop innovative space system architectures that help customers use AWS to transform space. Shayn is focused on working across AWS to develop services and features that disrupt how space exploration, satellite, and launch operations are conducted and enabling space customers to share, fuse and leverage space data to improve their missions and products. Shayn is the founder of the AWS Ground Station service. Prior to joining AWS Shayn worked at the MITRE Corporation on Missile Defense and Space Operations and served in the Air Force as an engineer and space operator for 10 years Active Duty and 13 years of Reserves.