Tom Walkinshaw (Alba Orbital)

Tontine Building - 20 Trongate Glasgow, G1 5ES
Glasgow
Wed, Jun 28, 2017, 6:00 PM (BST)

About this event

Tom Walkinshaw is a Scottish entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Alba Orbital Limited (PocketQube Shop), a Kickstarter-funded company specializing in the production of PocketQubes. Alba’s first satellite, Unicorn-1, was built for the European Space Agency. The satellite is a 2p (double PocketQube) and will trial the world’s first Leo-Geo intersatellite link on a Picosat with Avanti Plc. Unicorn-2, another ESA project, advanced the technology further. Alba Orbital was featured in CNN's 2015 top 10 start-ups to watch and he was named in Forbes 30 under 30 for Technology in Europe. Tom holds a degree in Business from Glasgow Caledonian University.

Speaker

  • Tom Walkinshaw

    Tom Walkinshaw

    Alba Orbital

    Tom Walkinshaw is a Scottish entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Alba Orbital Limited (PocketQube Shop), a Kickstarter-funded company specialising in the production of PocketQubes. Alba’s first satellite, Unicorn-1, was built for the European Space Agency. Alba Orbital was featured in CNN's 2015 top 10 start-ups to watch and he was named in Forbes 30 under 30 for Technology in Europe.

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  • When

    Wednesday, Jun 28
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (BST)

    Where

    Tontine Building
    20 Trongate GlasgowG1 5ES

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