Amaresh Kollipara is an Emmy-nominated VR producer and space industry executive with a multidisciplinary background. He recently led a project called Mission:ISS at Facebook's VR company Oculus. This project was conducted in collaboration with NASA and is a true-to-life simulation of the International Space Station in VR. In addition, he is a Founder and Managing Partner of Earth2Orbit, LLC, which is an advisory firm with a satellite industry focus. He strongly feels that the future of commercial space, and the future of humanity's relationship with space, is dependent on the development of useful applications based on space infrastructure.
He currently serves on the Board of the SETI Institute and the Space Frontier Foundation. He served as a Principal of the Space Angels Network, a professionally managed global network of investors.