Dr. Greg Autry

Dr. Greg Autry is Director and Clinical Professor of Space Leadership, Policy and Business in the Thunderbird School of Global Management and an Affiliate Professor with the Interplanetary Initiative at Arizona State University. He also holds an appointment as Visiting Professor at Imperial College London. Dr. Autry previously taught technology entrepreneurship at the University of Southern California, strategy, macroeconomics at the University of California at Irvine, and space entrepreneurship in an International Space University program at the Florida Institute of Technology.

Dr. Autry served on the 2016 NASA Agency Review Team and as the White House Liaison at NASA in 2017. In 2020, he was nominated by the president to serve as Chief Financial Officer of NASA. Dr. Autry served as Chair of the Safety Working Group on the Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee (COMSTAC) at the FAA and is Vice President for Space Development at the National Space Society. His writings are frequently published in major news outlets including Foreign Policy, Forbes and Space News. Dr. Autry appears frequently in major media outlets including the BBC, CNN and NPR. He is the author of The New Entrepreneurial Dynamic (Flatworld 2022). He serves on the editorial review boards of: The New Space Journal and The Journal Space Safety Engineering.

Dr. Autry holds an MBA and PhD from the University of California, Irvine.