Christophe Bauer is Vice President of Business Development at Electron Technologies, Inc. (ETI), a division of L-3 Communications Corporation based in Torrance, California. In his current role, Christophe is responsible for Commercial and Government customers’ acquisition and retention both domestically and internationally. Products marketed by ETI include Spaceborne and Airborne RF Solid State and Traveling Wave Tube Amplifiers, and Electronic Propulsion Systems.
Christophe joined L-3 Communications in September 2015 from Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company (LMSC) where he successfully led the Arabsat 6G campaign, marking the return of LMSC into the Commercial Satellite Market after five years of absence with the first sale of the enhanced A2100 satellite platform.
Prior to his work at LMSC, Christophe lead the commercial sales team at SpaceX, and can be credited for filling the backlog with many Falcon 9 launch services contracts at a time when the rocket had little or no flight heritage.
Prior to SpaceX, Christophe worked at Alcatel-Lucent and was successful winning numerous complex satellite as well as ground telecommunications contracts.
Christophe holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Dallas as well as a College Degree from EDC-La Defense, a well-known Business School located in Paris, France. Christophe’s hobbies include travel, world politics and all type of sports.