Discover the mentoring
programme

Do you have expertise worth sharing? Each edition of the CASSINI Hackathons awards 3 overall winners who will have access to 100 hours of expert mentoring. Each team will work with several experts whose backgrounds range from technical topics like Earth Observation and GNSS through to business development, marketing, design and more. We’d love for you to become part of our mentoring programme so you can share your skills and knowledge and help shape the next generation of (space) entrepreneurs. Apply now!

Meet our mentors

Meet a selection of our expert mentors supporting the winning teams:

Frederic Gaillot
Frederic Gaillot
President, Montalto Capital SAS
Désiré Nzengou
Consultant, EUSPA
Sylvester Kaczmarek
Chief Scientific Officer, Stealth Startup
Jasmina Ristic
Jasmina Ristic
Managing Director, Horizer
Alireza Taravat
Senior Data Scientist / Project Manager, Deimos Space
Rodrigo de Alvarenga
Rodrigo de Alvarenga
Managing Partner, HAG Ventures
Matthieu Lys
Head of Innovation Management, Airbus Defence and Space
Silvia Pepino
Silvia Pepino
Founder and CEO, GlobeEye
Johnny Waterschoot
Owner, Aesiris CommV
Gabriele De Canio
Transformation Officer, European Space Agency
Carles Debart
Carles Debart
Business Development Manager, Geoville
Karlis Skuja
CEO, WindHackers
Miguel García-Cesto Romero
Miguel García-Cesto Romero
CEO, ASAP Operational Research
Jennifer Meyer
Jennifer Meyer
Software Developer, N3xtcoder
Xavier Banqué
CEO, Rokubun
Mirko Tadic
Mirko Tadic
Managing Director, Bridgeway
Dennis Kibirev
CMO, Founder & CEO @ Mesh Ai, FrontierFunder
Orfeas Voutyras
Associate & Scientific Advisor, Corallia
Masiar Emanuel Nashat
Masiar Emanuel Nashat
Co-Founder, The Rainmaker Tribe