Jose Mariano Lopez

Expert at CTAE
CEO of Zero2infinity

Jose Mariano Lopez-Urdiales is an aerospace engineer based in Barcelona, Spain. Since graduating 1st of his class in Aeronautical Engineering from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid he has been involved in a host of cutting-edge projects such as building and flying microgravity payloads for the European Space Agency in the Netherlands, airline strategy for the Boston Consulting Group, rocket propulsion at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, modifications to the Ariane 5 Evolution Space launcher at Cryospace, and modernizing the Air Traffic Management system for Boeing Phantom Works. As the Manager of the Barcelona Aeronautics and Space Association from 2006 to 2009 he orchestrated a regional aerospace development plan for Catalonia. He lectures in Space Vehicles at the Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña. A graduate of UPM, ISU, CDI and MIT, he is the founder and CEO of zero2infinity the company developing bloon.

Additionally he provides consulting services for selected aerospace clients.