Jason Sommmerville integrates his expertise from multiple technology sectors to drive Orbion’s vision for space products. He has been designing, analyzing, and optimizing in-space propulsion and control systems for more than a decade. He is an expert in components and architectures for traditional, micro-, and nanosatellites, with particular focus on Hall-effect thrusters. Jason has designed and built hardware and software for systems across a wide range of applications from satellite instruments to automotive components. Much of this work was done as founder of UPVI LLC, a National Instruments Alliance Partner. He earned his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Michigan Technological University.