Jose Santiago Perez Cano

Jose Santiago Perez Cano joined Euroconsult in 2014 as a consultant in the company’s Space and Earth observation practice. His work focuses on new space technologies and developments within the space ground segment. Prior to joining Euroconsult, he worked at the Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial (INTA) in Madrid. His work focused on developing solutions for NASA’s Madrid Deep Space Communications Complex (MDSCC); in particular developing monitor and control software for Deep Space Station-61 antenna (DSS-61). Earlier in his career, Santiago worked as a ground segment system engineer on both the development of the CESAR programme (ESA’s VIL-1 antenna adaptation for radio astronomy purposes and development of robotic optical telescopes) at the European Space Agency-ESAC, and the PARTNeR program (to enable academia access to NASA’s Deep Space Network) at NASA/MDSCC.  Further projects include participation in the EUSO-BALLOON (Extreme Universe Space Observatory) IRCamera mission led by CNES as project manager and system engineer, and as support in technical and management issues in the JEM-EUSO (Japanese Experiment Module) IRCamera mission lead by JAXA. He also has supported the National Directorate of Armament, focused on Space affairs in the Spanish Ministry of Defence.  Santiago holds an engineering degree in Telecommunications, Electrical and Electronic engineering from the Miguel Hernandez University of Elche and a Master in Space and Satellite Technology from the Polytechnic University of Madrid.  He also holds a MBA, majoring in Management from ESDEN Business School in Madrid.