Adam heads the US-based subsidiary of Reaction Engines, Reaction Engines Inc. located in Colorado. For the past six years, he has led the expansion of the company’s development efforts with the U.S. Government and future industry partners. Adam has over 18 years’ experience in the design of advanced hypersonic aircraft and launch vehicle systems with emphasis in the improvement of system affordability, responsiveness, and reusability. Adam was previously system architect for responsive space at Lockheed Martin Space Systems. He earned a Ph.D. and Master’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Utah State University.