Jeff has nearly 20 years of experience managing innovative technical project teams at XCOR Aerospace, Rotary Rocket Company (RRC), and Intel Corporation. He is the president and a co-founder of XCOR, leading an engineering team that has developed 11 different long-life, highly reusable, liquid-fueled rocket engines using nitrous oxide, liquid oxygen, and hydrogen peroxide oxidizers, with kerosene, alcohol, ethane, and other nontoxic propellants. Under Jeff’s leadership the company has also developed low-cost liquid propellant piston pumps and two generations of piloted reusable rocket aircraft. The EZ-Rocket was flown 26 times, and the X-Racer flew 40 times, without a mishap. As part of his duties at XCOR, Jeff has had final go/no-go decision responsibility on nearly 4,000 rocket engine test firings and 46 manned rocket flights. He also served as flight test engineer aboard one of the X-Racer flights. Jeff is also the co-inventor of XCOR’s Nonburnite technology.