Robie I. Samanta Roy is the Head of Federal Strategy and Chief Operating Officer of Electra.aero since 2021. Prior to joining Electra, Robie was Vice President of Technology – Government Affairs and the Corporate Vice President for Technology Strategy and Innovation at Lockheed Martin. Robie joined Lockheed Martin after over ten years of U.S. Government service at the Senate Armed Services Committee, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and the Congressional Budget Office. He started his career at the Institute for Defense Analyses.
Dr. Samanta Roy earned his Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and Ph.D. degrees in aeronautics and astronautics from MIT. He earned a master’s degree in space policy from George Washington University and diplomas from the International Space University and Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris.
Robie is a Fellow and a recent member of the Board of Trustees of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He is currently on the FAA’s Advanced Aviation Advisory Committee and is on the Board of Regents of the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies. He continues to serve in the U.S. Air Force Reserve assigned to the U.S. Space Force.
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