A World Satellite Business Week event
Sept. 10-13, 2018 / The Westin - Paris

Gao Ruofei

Executive Vice President


People's Republic of China

Ruofei GAO started his carrier in the commercial space business in early 1989 when he joined the China Great Wall Industry Corporation. He focused mainly on the business development and marketing aspects of launch services using Long March launch vehicles and sales of Chinese spacecraft. He participated in business development, marketing, contract negotiations and contract performance for the Long March commercial launch services programs and spacecraft sales.

In August 1998, he got the absent leave from the company and started the professional training in Strasbourg and obtained the Master of Space Studies (MSS) degree from the International Space University in July 1999.

He has worked as corporate vice president for space business since March 2005.