Bell will partner with government customers to advance future space architectures, rapid acquisition, innovation and commercial opportunities.
“Kevin has the deep technical knowledge and customer experience that will ensure our continued record of mission success,” said Aerospace President and CEO Steve Isakowitz. “He also possesses a proven track record of leadership and the strategic vision to help our company excel during this dynamic time in space.”
Prior to this role, Bell served as vice president of space program operations in SSG for the past 4 years, working directly with the Air Force, government and industry partners to develop military satellites and to advance national security space systems.
He assisted with the development of system requirements, provided schedule/cost risk assessments, and solved systems development problems. In addition, he oversaw four major mission areas: communications, surveillance, weather and navigation.
Bell joined Aerospace as a member of the technical staff in the Vehicle Systems Division of the Engineering and Technology Group in 1992. Prior to joining Aerospace, Bell held technical positions in industry and academia, including a position at NASA Ames Research Center.