Naomi Kurahara

Female Entrepreneurship in Action
Wednesday | April 25 | 12:15 AM - 1:00 PM
Haus Ungarn | Kinosaal

Out of this world: Communication in space - more than just a vision
Thursday | April 26 | 4:20 PM - 4:45 PM
Haus Ungarn | Kinosaal

Naomi Kurahara is the Co-Founder and CEO of Infostellar, a newspace communications technology company based in Tokyo that manages a satellite antenna sharing platform called StellarStation. Using this platform, users can share their unused antenna time and access antennas worldwide for their satellite operations.
Prior to founding Infostellar, Kurahara worked as a System Engineer at Integral Systems Japan and received her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Kyushu Institute of Technology. During that time, she conducted ion engine and space plasma environment research with JAXA.
She was also a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Tokyo, where she led development of satellite operations and ground systems for the Hodoyoshi Project.