Rakesh Narasimhan

Chief Operating Officer
Rakesh Narasimhan

Rakesh serves as the chief operating officer for Spaceflight Industries, responsible for all product and development operations for Spaceflight and BlackSky. In addition, he’s responsible for the evolution of the BlackSky platform and its roadmap to understand the world’s information in time and space.

A tech veteran, Rakesh has more than 25 years of executive experience in high-growth technology industry with past experience including a range of senior executive roles at Oracle Corporation, Microsoft Corporation and Citrix Systems.

In his spare time, Rakesh unleashes his creativity in the kitchen, whipping up his self-described “fabulous” mushroom risotto for his family, all while jamming to Dire Straits.