About

About

The KLEO executive team comprises industry veterans with long-standing expertise in the aerospace, defense and security industry, as leaders and strategy consultants in all kind of industry settings: From startup and mid-sized family-owned businesses to large international corporations and top-tierconsulting firms.

Management

Matthias Spott

Matthias Spott

CEO

Matthias Spott laid the foundation of KLEO Connect GmbH in 2015 when he started developing the business model and founded eightyLEO Holding GmbH, which is today the majority shareholder of KLEO Connect. Based in Munich, he is responsible for the strategic direction of the company. Prior to founding eightyLEO, he held several leadership positions and worked as a strategy consultant with large international corporations. He has more than 20 years of experience mainly in the aerospace industry with a focus on growth strategies, business development as well as disruptive innovations and digital transformation. He holds a diploma in the field of aerospace engineering of the Technical University in Braunschweig.

Michael Oxfort

Michael Oxfort

CTO

Michael Oxfort joined the team in early 2016 and supported the development of the business model with his longstanding expertise in the field of aerospace engineering. Based in Berlin, he is now responsible for technology and regulatory affairs at KLEO Connect. Michael Oxfort previously held leading positions at RapidEye/BlackBridge, one of the first commercial small satellite constellations originating in Germany. In particular, by joining RapidEye in its early days he gained valuable expertise in building a company from scratch. His over 25 years’ working experience is being complemented by earlier assignments at the European Space Agency and other industrial organizations in the aerospace domain. He graduated at the University of Stuttgart with a diploma of aerospace engineering.

Locations

München

Ludwigstr. 6,
80539 München

Berlin

Unicorn.Berlin
Schlüterstraße 39,
10629 Berlin