Alex Fox has joined HawkEye 360 as executive vice president of business development, sales and marketing, the company announced.
Fox, who has more than 20 years of experience of executive leadership in engineering, operations and business development, specializes in space technology for critical applications, the company said.
HawkEye 360 is the first commercial company to use formation-flying satellites to create a new class of radio frequency, according to the company.
“Alex has devoted his career to breaking new ground in how people benefit from emerging technology,” said HawkEye 360 CEO John Serafini. “With his impressive track record anticipating customer needs and his keen understanding of space capabilities, he will build and lead a global sales and marketing team that introduces our RF analytics solution to a wide range of customers.”
Before joining HawkEye 360, Fox was director of Space ISR Solutions for Harris Corp., where he led new business efforts within the space and intelligence business segment serving intelligence, defense, civil and commercial organizations. He has also held executive business development, operations and engineering positions at IBM, DigitalGlobe, TASC, Northrop Grumman, GeoEye and Orbital Sciences.
“A new space-based commercial RF information layer will significantly impact our understanding of the world and help our customers make more effective decisions,” Fox said. “This is one of those rare opportunities to be part of a game-changing industry. I’m thrilled to join the HawkEye 360 leadership team.”
Fox has a master of science degree in computer science from Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor of science in information and computer science from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He currently serves on Georgia Tech’s College of Computing Advisory Board.