Eric Truitt is the Chief Solutions Officer of Terran Orbital, a company fielding a constellation of low earth orbiting satellites to provide responsive, high-resolution synthetic aperture radar products and services for global commercial and government users. In his role, Truitt ensures Terran Orbital’s offerings meet and exceed the most critical needs of the company’s defense and commercial customers. Prior to his current position, he served as Chief of Space and Intelligence Programs for the Georgia Tech Research Institute, where he was responsible for developing strategic technological innovations for research sponsors in the Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC). In addition, Truitt has 20 years of service supporting the DoD and IC as a Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) and Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) expert. He also served as a senior advisor for Intelligence and Space technology applications. Truitt served in the United States Navy from 2001 – 2005, where he was a recognized subject matter expert in satellite communications and Trunked Mobile Radio (TMR) technologies.
Truitt holds a Master of Business Administration from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a concentration in Technology Management and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Augusta University and additionally pursued a B.S. in Electrical Engineering at George Mason University.