Vice President of Government Operations
Janice Starzyk is the Vice President of Government Operations for Virgin Orbit, a position she has held since 2021.
Her extensive experience and contributions in the space industry include leading the consulting practice at BryceTech and more than a decade leading the commercial strategy and market intelligence for launch service providers International Launch Services (ILS) and United Launch Alliance (ULA). Previously, Janice worked with a range of civil, military, and commercial space industry customers at Futron Corporation.
She received her Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University. She holds a Master of Arts in economics and international relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and a dual-degree Global MBA from Tulane University and Universidad Icesi in Cali, Colombia.
For more than a decade, Janice has provided community leadership and support to local STEM education programs through the Washington Space Business Roundtable.