Jonathan Sumner

Business Development Director

Jonathan brings broad experience and skills in business development and new ventures in the aerospace, aviation and travel sectors. Most recently he led start-up venture First Echelon, optimising the supply chain for military and commercial legacy aircraft brought through new technology. Prior to that, Jonathan was Managing Director of Fly Victor, a company providing disruptive technology in the private jet marketplace in 2012.

Jonathan has held a number of senior roles within business development and business strategy for a number of aviation companies. Jonathan was previously Managing Director of consulting firm Aerospace Resources working on a range of aerospace-related business development projects.

Jonathan holds an MBA with a specialisation in Marketing from City University Business School in London.

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VividX2: The Countdown Begins

By Adrian Norris, General Manager and member of the Earth-i Launch Team from Sriharikota, India. The countdown has started, and in less than 24 hours Carbonite 2, or ‘VividX2’ as Earth-i ...

“…a new day, a new beginning”

By Richard Blain, CEO of Earth-i. With less than a week to go until launch of our pre-production prototype satellite, VividX2, there’s an ever growing sense of excitement, anticipat...