HawkEye 360 Inc. has named Dennis Burnett as the firm’s Executive Vice President (EVP) and General Counsel.
Burnett joins HawkEye 360 with several decades of experience advising high-growth domestic and international space and technology companies in transactional, regulatory and national security matters.
Previously, Burnett served as Consulting Principal at LMI Advisors; Chief Counsel of Regulatory and Government Affairs at Kymeta Corporation and as Vice President of Trade Policy and Export Control for EADS North America. Burnett also currently serves as the Director and Treasurer of the International Institute of Space Law and as the Chair of the Space, Cyber and Telecommunications Advisory Board for the University of Nebraska College of Law. He is a graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan University, the University of Nebraska College of Law and the Georgetown University College of Law.
Burnett said he is extremely pleased to contribute to the HawkEye 360 team as the company forges a new commercial frontier in space. The wave of new smallsat technology is revolutionizing commercial, scientific and defense applications in the space domain.
John Serafini, CEWO, HawkEye 360, added Dennis has molded legal strategy for many complex technologies and space-based solutions. His insight will prove invaluable, as HawkEye 360 continues to break new ground providing commercial RF signal data and data analytics from space.