Max Vozoff received his Bachelors Degree with Honors in Electrical & Communications Engineering in 1993 from Curtin University of Technology in Perth, Western Australia, and a Masters Degree in Aerospace Engineering (Astronautics) from the University of Southern California in 2002.
After 8 years designing commercial communications hardware, Mr. Vozoff moved to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, where he spent 6 years contributing to missions including GRACE, Jason, COSMIC, ST3/Starlight, ST5, OSTM, UAVSAR and other technology development programs and advanced concept studies. From 2005 to 2010, Mr. Vozoff worked for SpaceX, serving as Senior Mission Manager, Program Manager for the Dragon spacecraft development, and Director of Civil Business Development. Other responsibilities included advanced concept development for heavy lift launch vehicles, reusable boosters and landers.
In 2010, Mr. Vozoff co-founded mv2space, LLC with his business partner Dr. Marco Villa. mv2space has supported numerous clients, providing consulting services in Business Development, strategy and implementation, customer and investor outreach and connections, sales and marketing, proposal creation, program formulation and management, and technical review. Clients include both start-ups and established companies, in government and commercial space domains, as well as energy, automotive and digital media sectors.
From early 2015 through 2017, Max was Vice President of Civil & Commercial Space for Vulcan Aerospace and Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, Paul Allen’s aerospace venture.
Mr. Vozoff has frequently spoken at space industry conferences and workshops on topics including the commercial space, the evolving market landscape, public-private partnerships, launch vehicles and spacecraft, cargo and crew systems and other spacecraft technologies, and has authored multiple articles offering business and technical analysis and editorial content for investment firms.