Emma Hatton is the CTO of Orbital Wave with 18 years of experience in the space industry gained across the sectors of government, ESA, academia and industry. She has worked on all aspects of the satellite payload data lifecycle, ranging from designing, developing, testing and automating near-real time processors through to the commercial exploitation of such data. Emma’s core expertise lies in designing data flows within mission critical space systems.
Emma has appeared on panels before and offers a lot of insight into the space sector. She has worked in high performance computing centres and has experience in large-scale data processing, as well as the use of machine learning in EO data processing. Cloud computing and AI is also very much being used within Orbital Wave’s business model. She has also worked in the defence sector and understands the key issues.