GILMOUR SPACE is a venture-backed Australian rocket company developing new capabilities for launching small satellites to space. Founded by brothers James and Adam Gilmour in 2013, this Queensland-based startup is now one of Australia's leading space companies pioneering new and innovative hybrid propulsion technologies that will offer lower cost access to space. GILMOUR SPACE was one of the first space startups in Australia to receive significant venture capital investment, totalling $26 million to date.
James Gilmour is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer for GILMOUR SPACE. With 15 years business development experience, James is responsible for driving Gilmour’s stakeholder engagement strategy with government, academia, defence and customers. James is an active member and advior at the Space Industry Association Australia, the National Space Society of Australia and QSF.
Join us for this fireside chat with James Gilmour, Co-Founder of GILMOUR SPACE and learn about key insights from his entrepreneurial journey.
James Gilmour is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer for GILMOUR SPACE. With 15 years business development experience, James is responsible for driving Gilmour’s stakeholder engagement with government, academia, defence and customers. James is an active member and advior at the Space Industry Association Australia, National Space Society of Australia and QSF.
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Working alongside startup & scaleup founders for over a decade globally. Have designed & managed impact projects & programs that nurture and guide entrepreneurship & innovative ecosystems. Program Director at Cohort Innovation Space - a tech startup incubator, LuminaX - a HealthTech accelerator, and Startup Grind Chapter Director.
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As the General Manager of CoSpaces, Ariana oversees Cohort Innovation Space in the Gold Coast’s $5 billion Health & Knowledge Precinct, working alongside State Government and the precinct partners with the Cohort team to manage and deliver all aspects of facilities management, community management, communications, marketing, public relations, events, partnerships and program initiatives for the 2500m2 innovation space.
As an active participant in community debate, Ariana is passionate about the activation and direction of Southport and its surrounds. Ariana sits on the Executive Board of the Southport Chamber of Commerce, is a mentor for the Global Shapers Gold Coast hub, an initiative of the World Economic Forum, and is a Griffith University Alumni.