Mike Gold is Vice President for Regulatory, Policy, and Government Contracts for Maxar Technologies, the parent company to four of the world’s leading space brands, Space Systems Loral, MDA, Digital Globe, and Radiant Solutions. Mr. Gold is also the General Counsel for Radiant Solutions. Mr. Gold has served as the Chair of the Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee (“COMSTAC”), the federal advisory committee to the FAA’s Office of Commercial Space Transportation since 2012 and has been a member of the COMSTAC since 2008. Mr. Gold is the Chair of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation’s Export Controls Committee and he has written three law review articles on the intersection of commercial space and export controls. Mr. Gold has served as a subject matter expert / private sector adviser to the National Academy of Sciences and the Department of State. Mr. Gold has testified before both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate on space law and policy on several occasions and is a member of the DC and New York State bars.