Frank DeMauro

Vice President and General Manager, Space Systems Division

Northrop Grumman

United States of America

Frank DeMauro is Sector Vice President in Northrop Grumman’s Innovation Systems
Sector and General Manager of the Space Systems Division. In this capacity, Mr. DeMauro is responsible for the execution, business development and financial performance of the company's human spaceflight, science, commercial communications and national security satellite activities, as well as technical services to various government customers. These include some of Northrop Grumman's most important programs such as NASA's Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) initiatives as well as various national security-related programs.

Previously, Mr. DeMauro was the Vice President and General Manager of Northrop Grumman’s Advanced Programs Division where he was responsible for the company’s Human Space Systems, Satellite Servicing and Commercial Communication Satellite business segments. 

Mr. DeMauro also served as the Program Director of the CRS program where he managed the development, production and delivery of multiple Cygnus spacecraft and oversaw several successful cargo delivery missions. A longtime Northrop Grumman employee, Mr. DeMauro has also held the position of Vice President of Engineering as well as numerous leadership and program management positions in Northrop Grumman’s commercial communications satellite group. In his 30-year career, Mr. DeMauro has also held positions in Subsystem Development, Systems Engineering, and Business Development.

Mr. DeMauro has received the NASA Exceptional Public Service Medal, the National Space Society Space Pioneer Award, and the Pete Rustan Civil Space “Courage to Innovate” Award. As a member of the Cygnus team, he has also received the AIAA Space Systems Award and the RNASA Stellar Award for the COTS Development Program. 

A native of New Jersey, Mr. DeMauro holds a B.S. Degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Rutgers University.