Valerie Vlasenko is an entrepreneur tackling the dilemma of popularising space. Founder of VSpace Media and Curator of Arctic15 Space
conference – Valerie has rich experience as an entrepreneur, a journalist and a space lawyer.
Today, she is running VSpace, a media consultancy firm with the goal of making space popular and accessible. Member of the Space Generation Advisory Council and with a strong background in Space Law, Valerie interviewed top names in the industry such as: Peter Diamandis, Chairman & CEO of XPRIZE; Luca Parmitano, ESA astronaut; Beth Haley, MD for the European Space Agency at Concordia Station, Antarctica.
She is also often sought after as a mentor to space related startups and hackathons, such as the Tartu Garage48 Space Hackathon. Prior to starting VSpace and joining ArcticStartup – she co-founded two legal startups, and served as a legal counsel in aviation with clients such as Boeing and Amadeus.