About the speaker
Mr. Prateep Basu is a co-founder and the Chief Operating Officer at SatSure, a large area analytics company based out of London and Bangalore, which creates unique insights by combining data from satellite images, IoT devices, weather, and financial metrics among others, and provides them to governments, international agencies, insurance companies, banks, and hedge funds. He was previously an analyst at Boston based satellite industry research firm Northern Sky Research, and a scientist at Indian Space Research Organization prior to it.
He did his Masters in Science in Space Studies from the International Space University, Strasbourg, and Bachelor of Technology in Aerospace engineering from the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Trivandrum. He was worked in various area of the space industry globally, from the spaceport of Sriharikota, where he worked on seven launch missions of the PSLV, and as a system engineer for the GLSV MK-III project, to working with satellite imaging and communications companies, international space agencies and with investment firms for business planning, strategy and M&A evaluation