Harry O’Hanley

CEO, ABL Space Systems

Role: Associate

Sites: CDL-Atlanta, CDL-Oxford, CDL-Paris, CDL-Toronto

Stream: Space

Harry O’Hanley is the co-founder and CEO of ABL Space Systems. Founded in 2017, ABL builds and operates satellite launch vehicles. O’Hanley oversees the technical program, which includes engineering, manufacturing and operations. He led the organization’s growth since founding, building a manifest of top tier commercial and government customers and raising capital in excess of $420M from investors T. Rowe Price, Fidelity, Venrock and Lockheed Martin, among others. Prior to ABL, O’Hanley held engineering and management roles at SpaceX, which spanned design engineering, on-console launch operations and vehicle integration. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and an M.S. in Nuclear Science and Engineering, both from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.