Uriel Domb '62 '64
Uriel Domb founded, in 1980, Telespace Ltd., one of the world's leading satellite consulting companies, and has been its President and CEO since that time. Born in Israel in 1942, he attended the Reali School and served in the Israeli Defense Force.
Uriel earned a B.S. in Applied Mathematics and an M.S. in Astronautics from the Polytechnic University of New York, as well as an M.S. in Operations Research from Columbia University. He was a NASA Fellow at Cornell University, and an Adjunct Professor of Communications at York University (Canada).
His long and distinguished career in Aerospace includes key roles in the ground team of the first lunar landing mission of Apollo in 1969, and in the launch of the world's first domestic communications satellite, Canada's Anik in 1972.
He was instrumental in supporting major international satellite organizations such as Inmarsat, Eutelsat, Intelsat, the European Space Agency, SES of Luxembourg, GE Americom, GTE/ Spacenet and COMSAT, as well as the National Satellite Communications Systems of Canada, USA, Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, Thailand, Israel and Norway.
Uriel Domb was a fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, a registered professional engineer in Ontario, Cannada, author of numerous technical papers on satellite technology, past chairman of several international Aerospace conferences, and Canada's previous representative to the International Astronautical Federation. His name appears in the prominent American and Canadian Who is Who Publications.
He was married, the father of five children, and lived in Toronto, Canada, since 1978.