About

About

The KLEO management 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-tier consulting firms.

Management

Dr. Shawn Shey

Dr. Shawn Shey

Dr. Shawn Shey is responsible for commercial operations including Marketing, Sales, Business Development, and Customer Solutions at KLEO Connect. Dr. Shey has over 20 years experience working in US and China in engineering, business development and marketing, as well as corporate management. He has held leadership positions and P&L responsibilities as CEO, General Manager, Vice President and Site Manager in startup and publicly traded high tech companies. Dr. Shey complements the team with his Silicon Valley and global experiences, he earned his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Systems from Drexel University in Philadelphia.

Min Luo

Min Luo

Min Luo is responsible for Financial Operations and Controlling, Human Resources, as well as Risk Management of KLEO Connect. He contributes to the team with 18 years of experience in financial management and investment banking with focuses on energy, infrastructure and technology. He previously held professional and leading positions with Goldman Sachs, UBS and Deutsche Bank joint venture Zhongde Securities. Min Luo received his Master's degree in Finance from University of New South Wales in Sydney.

Klaus D. Rettig

Klaus D. Rettig

Klaus D. Rettig has executive management experiences in major M&A projects, restructuring processes, and launch of important new businesses. He also has extensive national and international consultancy experiences with industry executives and government agencies. He was previously CEO of Thales Group in Germany, CEO of BAe Systems in Germany, and Deputy Head for governmental affairs at Daimler Headquarters in Stuttgart.

He holds a System-Engineering degree of the Munich University, specialized in advanced System-Engineering, Robotics and Avionics. Thereafter he joined DASA as their head strategy planning aircraft divisions in which he participated in the launch for the majority of European aircraft projects.

Dr. Clemens Kaiser

Dr. Clemens Kaiser

Dr. Clemens Kaiser has over 20 years experience in the space business working in top-level management positions both at industry and in an intergovernmental organization. He was COO at Kayser-Threde GmbH (owned by OHB AG) and Director Programme Preparation and Development at EUMETSAT. Dr. Kaiser received his master of Aerospace Engineering and earned his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering both at the Technical University of Munich.