Francesco Ortix


After earning a degree in aerospace engineering in 2001 at the Polytechnic of Milan, he began his career at Scysis Ltd in Bristol (UK) as a satellite control software developer within the Advanced Technology Group. From 2002 to 2008 he took on the role of Project Manager at OHB Italia S.p.A. in the “Small Satellite” business unit. In recent years, he has participated in international projects, coordinating activities of industrial consortia of companies in the space sector.

At the end of 2008 he moved to the ART group at TEMIS S.r.l. to develop the aerospace market. From 2011, he has taken on the role of Chief Operating Officer of ART and in 2013 he also became the Chief Executive Officer. Since 2013, he has also been the CEO of Mate S.r.l., part of the ART group, working in the field of product certification services.