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Episode 114: S10E8 A Career in a New Frontier

  • By holly-brezee
  • October 27, 2023
  • Season 10

In this episode, Tom Dunlap is joined by special guest Tracey Pilone, CEO of Element 84, to discuss government contract work for NASA and satellite companies. Through Element 84, Tracey works together with a team of engineers, designers, and managers to solve complex geospatial challenges. However, this was not Tracey’s initial career aspiration.

Tune in to hear how Tracey transitioned from a role in construction management to becoming a head of a successful satellite data company. She explains how she pivoted in her professional journey after realizing their master’s degree was not being utilized, going from a freelancer to a CEO. Tracey also discusses Element 84’s focus on open science and satellite data for government agencies, as well as the AI potential for the future of technology in the satellite data industry.

Listen to this episode to hear more about this fascinating career experience, and to learn more about satellite data contracts!

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