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

Shawn Shey

Shawn Shey

COO

Dr. Shawn Shey, Managing Director and COO, 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

CFO

Min Luo, Managing Director and CFO, 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.

Mark Rigolle

Mark Rigolle

CEO

Mark Rigolle, Managing Director and CEO, has more than 25 years of experience in the telecom and satellite sectors and has advised several space start-ups. Most recently he was CEO of LeoSat. Before that he was CEO of O3b Networks, raising USD 1.2B. Between 2004 and 2009 he was CFO of SES, one of the leading satellite operators. Before joining SES, Mark was first Treasurer, then Controller, Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer and finally Chief Financial Officer at Belgacom. He led the 2004 EUR 3.5B Belgacom IPO. His early career was spent at ABN AMRO and Sanwa Bank as Corporate Account Officer. Mark holds a Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Leuven, Belgium.

Dr. Clemens Kaiser

Dr. Clemens Kaiser

CTO

Dr. Clemens Kaiser, Managing Director and CTO, is responsible for all technical aspects in the development of the end-to-end satellite-based system including regulatory affairs. Dr. 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.

Locations

München

Ludwigstr. 6,
80539 München

Berlin

Unicorn.Berlin
Schlüterstraße 39,
10629 Berlin