Space prepares world for liftoff with Torsten Kriening
Torsten Kriening is my guest on Episode 86 of Inside Ideas with Marc Buckley.
Publisher of SpaceWatch.Global (a ThorGroup GmbH brand) and CEO
Torsten Kriening is a business development executive with academic and professional experience in space management, satellite communications, and broadcast technology. He has an electrical and telecommunications engineering background and studied information technology and computer science at the Technical College Berlin. Torsten began his career as a software developer, before moving into sales management and business development, working at companies including 3Com, Lucent Digital Video, SES Astra, Bertelsmann and PTScientists.
A proud Berliner with a global outlook, Torsten expanded his horizons even further by attending the International Space University (ISU) and earning an Executive MBA. His ISU thesis analysed the capacity-building visions and opportunities of countries in the Gulf region, and he brings experience developing strong and lasting business relationships with Middle Eastern countries.
At SpaceWatch.Global, Torsten is putting his business acumen to good use in his operations and business development role, specialising in international partnerships and information analysis. He has been instrumental in successfully identifying new market opportunities and takes pride in building strong customer relationships that benefit all partners, combining his business intelligence with an ability to understand complex technical information from the market and clients.
Since beginning of 2020 he hosts a series of Space Café’s virtually. His weekly Space Café WebTalk "33 minutes with…” hosts high level actors in the space community for an in-depth talk. He also produces the bi-weekly Space Café Podcast hosted by Markus Mooslechner. In 2021 the Space Café’s branched out to various regions of the world.