Founders Bruce Larsen and Fred Hawkins announce the promotion of Roger Simpson as Omitron’s President. Mr. Simpson will be responsible for Omitron’s daily operations, strategy, business development, and technology development activities for its Civil and DoD/IC sectors. Before being named President, Roger was the Director of Operations for DoD and IC Space Programs and Vice President of the DoD and IC Sector.
Prior to joining Omitron in 2019, Roger dedicated 30 years to NASA and IC space operations, the last 11 years as a member of the Senior Executive Service. During his 30 years of government service, Roger served as the Program Manager for NASA’s Rocket Propulsion Test Program, NRO Special Technical Advisor to Director NRO and the United States Strategic Command/Joint Functional Component Command Space, NASA Senior Liaison to the Office of Science Technology and Policy for Shuttle Return to Flight and NASA Senior Liaison to United States Space Command. During his early career with NASA, Roger supported 31 Space Shuttle missions as a Flight Dynamics Officer and was Lead for the International Space Station Trajectory Operations. While serving as the lead for the ISS Trajectory Operations, Roger played a critical role in the development of what would eventually become the cornerstone of today’s SDA mission C2 system, Omitron’s Astrodynamics Support Workstation.