McKay is a retired US Air Force colonel recruited to support growth in business development as well as open Middle East opportunities and expand US operations.
Kleos Space, a space-powered radiofrequency reconnaissance data-as-a-service (DaaS) company, has appointed Sean McKay as a senior business developer for US and Middle East operations.
Sean McKay is a retired Colonel and a graduated Senior Materiel Leader with over 22 years of experience in program management for various Department of Defense, Foreign Military Sales, and Intelligence Community activities in command and control, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, space, cyber, ground integration, operational systems and operational test.
He is jointly qualified with several years of experience in resource management, legislative affairs, as well as an extended deployment to Afghanistan in support of the joint service and coalition build-up of the Afghan National Army.
McKay will engage with a large network of defence specialists in the US Air Force and Saudi Arabia.
Commenting on the appointment, Karyn Hayes-Ryan, Kleos Space Inc. Director said, Sean joins the Kleos team at a time of international crisis, where governments are acutely aware of the need for enhanced border security. We have seen an increasing interest in Kleos data offerings and Sean is well equipped to develop business opportunities in the US and Saudi Arabia.
The Kleos Scouting Mission satellites are in Chennai, India awaiting launch on Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) PSLV C49.