THE DREAMERS AND DOERS OF ATLAS SPACE OPERATIONS
Together, they are what makes ATLAS stand out above the rest.
Get to know the group driven by a collective passion to disrupt a once stagnant ground industry. A team of dreamers, thinkers and doers led by an executive team with 130+ years of experience in the space / engineering industry.
Meet the four individuals leading ATLAS into the future with over 130+ years of commercial and government experience, it’s safe to say they’ve been around the block a few times. From overseeing day-to-day operations, to presenting at global industry conferences, our founders share a passion for providing exceptional service to the space industry.
Chief Executive Officer
As the Chief Executive Officer, John Williams plays a pivotal role in shaping the strategic direction of ATLAS Space Operations. His extensive and diverse industry knowledge is instrumental in driving company growth, fostering innovation, and ensuring exceptional service to clients across the space industry. Prior to joining ATLAS, John served as the Vice President of Real-Time Earth at Viasat, where he spearheaded the development of the Ground-Station-as-a-Service business line. With a steadfast commitment to innovation and a forward-thinking vision, Williams has effectively held leadership positions at other renowned organizations, including Booz Allen Hamilton, ATK Space Systems, and Universal Space Network (now SSC). John also had a diverse 21-year United States Air Force career as an officer, encompassing various roles in operations, acquisition, budgeting, strategic planning, and command. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Science and Computer Science from Texas A&M University and earned his Master’s degree in Science and Space Operations from the U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology.
Chief Technology Officer
Brad brings over 20 years of software development experience in the aerospace industry to the ATLAS team. He has designed, developed, tested, and deployed satellite command and control, mission planning, and data management applications throughout his career. Now, Brad is the genius behind the ground-breaking Freedom™ Software Platform. He holds an MS in Computer Science from Northern Illinois University.
Chief Growth Officer
T.I. Weintraub is the Chief Growth Officer (CGO) of ATLAS Space Operations. A Colorado resident with over 30-years of aerospace and defense leadership experience, he is responsible for the company’s growth strategy. Prior to joining ATLAS Space Operations, he most recently worked for BlueHalo where he was responsible for the growth of the Space Superiority and Directed Energy portfolios. Weintraub has held leadership positions at Riverside Research, Raytheon, Harris, and Peraton. He is a former decorated U.S. Army officer with specialties in imagery intelligence, defense acquisition, and space operations. Weintraub served in Operations Desert Shield/Storm, Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) and Iraqi Freedom. He is a distinguished military graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Applied Photographic Science and has completed M.S. coursework in Telecommunications from George Mason University.
Chief Financial Officer
Corey Geer is the Chief Financial Officer of ATLAS Space Operations. A Michigan native with over 20 years of experience as a senior financial executive, Geer has an extensive background in financial planning and analysis, accounting, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, and capital raising. Prior to joining ATLAS, Geer moved his family to Northern Michigan and was the CFO of both domestic and international food processing companies ranging from $50 million to $100 million in revenue. Additionally, Geer served as the inaugural Chairman for two years for the Grand Traverse Area Manufacturing Council, a group dedicated to the growth of thriving Northern Michigan manufacturers. Before moving to Traverse City, Geer was the Director of Finance for Tillster, a San Diego-based software company serving the restaurant and theater industries, and prior to that, was the Manager of Finance for HomeAdvisor (previously ServiceMagic) in Denver. At various times throughout his career, Geer has consulted with numerous organizations, offering financial services and expertise. Geer started his career in investment banking with Merrill Lynch in Chicago in their mergers and acquisitions group and graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics.