Janice Starzyk joined Virgin Orbit in 2021 to head the company’s Washington, DC, office and government operations. Her extensive experience and contributions in the space industry include leading the consulting practice at Bryce Space and Technology and more than a decade leading the commercial strategy and market intelligence for launch service providers International Launch Services (ILS) and United Launch Alliance (ULA). At Futron Corporation, Janice worked with a range of civil, military and commercial space industry customers.
She received her Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University. She holds a Master of Arts in economics and international relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and a dual-degree Global MBA from Tulane University and Universidad Icesi in Cali, Colombia.
For more than a decade, Janice has also provided community leadership and support to local STEM education programs through the Washington Space Business Roundtable.