Jim Centore joined Blue Origin to lead the New Glenn Mission Operations engineering & integration at our Orbital Launch Site. He earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and his M.S. in Engineering Management, both from the University of Central Florida. With over 25 years in the space industry, Jim has program management and launch operations experience that encompass many US and International launch vehicles, for both government and commercial launch service providers. He's been a primary contributor or leader on numerous proposals, and developed and implemented launch operations on multiple programs. Jim's previous employers include ATK Launch Systems, Lockheed Martin, and General Dynamics.