Dr. Jayakumar Venkatesan is Chief Technology Officer for Synergy Moon (One of the finalists in $30M Google Lunar XPRIZE ), an Astropreneur & Chief Executive Officer for Valles Marineris International Private Limited, India. His special interest centers on Human Space Flight Programs and Orbital Research Stations.
He is also the technology head for space exploration missions like Lunar Exploration Rover, expandable space station modules for Moon and Mars Mission Architect modules, and Chief of Jayvish Tech for $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE, a four-year global competition focused on the development of an Avatar System that will transport a human's sense, actions, and presence to a remote location in real-time, leading to a more connected world.
Dr. Jayakumar Venkatesan has expertise in the Spacecraft Engineering and Additive Manufacturing Technologies suitable on the Moon and Mars, Nano-Satellite Researcher & Chief Technology Officer for KSF Space Foundation, United Kingdom.
He is the National Point of Contact (India) of The Space Generation Advisory Council in support of the United Nations Programme on Space Applications, Austria, and CEO of Jayvish Technologies Private Limited working on AI and the Internet of things. He is also working as an External Aerospace Education Consultant for Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University) and other Universities.
Jayakumar is one of the Visionaries to the Technology Contests Up Great organized by the Russian Venture Company, «Skolkovo» Foundation And Agency of Strategic Initiatives, Russia, and Expert Council Member for International Committee Digital Economy Brics (ICDE BRICS), Moscow. He is the Advisor to Global Centre for Compliance, Hazards and Disaster Management, Cameroon, and Moriba Space Club, Sierra Leone.
Ms. Irina I. Romanova, IASL Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors, is a professional lawyer with a comprehensive knowledge of and profound expertise in running intellectual businesses in strict compliance with federal and international regulatory frameworks. She oversees all legal matters that may arise and sets standard operating procedures within the IASL corporate structure. Ms. Romanova is the Academy's attorney-in-chief who reports periodically to the President and sometimes to the board of directors as well. The general counsel has one primary objective of her role that is to ensure the Academy is operating within the law at all times. She is aware of all transactions the company is engaged in to ensure limited risk exposure to the bottom line, personnel, and the Academy's public image.