Tom Whitmeyer, a long-tenured NASA senior executive, has joined Booz Allen Hamilton as an executive advisor to support the space business.
“I join Booz Allen at a critical point to further the nation’s space domain authority, continuing to secure, shape, and scale the future of space technology ⏤ and I’m pleased to bring my past experiences and skillset to this new role,” Whitmeyer said
Whitmeyer will guide Booz Allen’s strategic plan for NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and U.S. Space Force.
“The space market and environment are undergoing a significant transformation with new adversarial, economic, and environmental threats, challenges, and opportunities,” he added.
“Booz Allen understands the power of data and using data-driven methods to accelerate decision making for the most pressing global threats and challenges of our time. I’m excited to help guide the company’s mission-oriented space solutions and strategy and ensure we’re connecting people with data to change the world for the better.”
Before joining Booz Allen, Whitmeyer was the NASA deputy associate administrator in its Exploration Systems Development Mission Directorate. There, he provided executive leadership of the Space Launch System, Orion, and Exploration Ground Systems programs.
He also oversaw the design development, production and preparation for the Artemis I mission, which Booz Allen supported.
“Tom brings unique insight and experience that perfectly aligns to Booz Allen’s space missions. His leadership comes at a pivotal point for the firm and the nation and represents a significant milestone in Booz Allen’s space growth,” said Andrea Inserra, Booz Allen executive vice president and leader of the firm’s aerospace account.
“With over 36 years of experience in managing large-scale space flight programs, he is an incredible asset to current and future clients. Booz Allen’s space business is poised to support the nation’s space domain authority under Tom’s advisement.”