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COLGLAZIER Michael
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COLGLAZIER Michael

COLGLAZIER
Michael

Chief Executive Officer of Virgin Galactic

Organization: Virgin Galactic

Profession: Chief Executive Officer

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Biography

Michael A. Colglazier is the CEO of Virgin Galactic Holdings, a vertically-integrated aerospace and space travel company.

Michael leads all business operations at Virgin Galactic, including its manufacturer of advanced air and space vehicles, The Spaceship Company. Virgin Galactic is at the forefront of commercial space exploration and the development of technology that will change the way we travel across the globe in the future.

Career

Prior to joining Virgin Galactic, Michael served as President and Managing Director of Disney Parks International. Previously, Michael was the President of The Disneyland Resort in Southern California. Michael had an extensive career at Disney spanning over 30 years, where he drove a series of developmental and growth strategies across the world and focused on product innovation and customer growth.

Michael is highly experienced in leading large workforces and developing joint venture opportunities with government agencies, as well as driving business performance and growth. He has considerable commercial and managerial experience, and a proven track record of successfully commercializing new and innovative products with world-class consumer experience.

Michael is active in the community, currently serving as Chairman of the CEO Roundtable for the University of California, Irvine, and as a member of the Engineering Advisory Board of Rice University. He is also a past commissioner and member of the executive committee of the California Travel and Tourism Commission.

Education

Michael graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

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