Who We Are
BOB RICHARDS & KRISTOPHER HOUCK
Bob Richards is a Founder of the International Space University, Singularity University, SEDS, the Space Generation Foundation, Odyssey Moon, Moon Express and Artemis Music. With an extensive legacy in the space industry, Bob is also a musician with personal and entrepreneurial roots in the music and entertainment industry.
Kristopher Houck is a musician and singer-songwriter with a degree in psychology and over a decade of musical theater and orchestral experience as a performer and multi-instrumentalist. Kristopher has worked on data sonification projects with NASA's Kennedy Space Center and leads creative development for Artemis Music.
Music & Media
Abbey Konowitch has had a hand in shaping pivotal pop culture milestones spanning multiple generations during his expansive career. He oversaw programming at MTV during its heyday, was recruited as one of the founding executives at Madonna’s Maverick Records, and led the resurgence of MCA/Universal Records.
Abbey's stewardship in the establishment of Disney’s Hollywood Records as the teen and tween leader for a decade established him as an innovator in the synergy between artists and trans-media platforms.
A & R
Michael Rosenblatt is a seasoned entertainment executive with a wealth of experience in an ever changing industry.
Michael has worked as an executive for high profile companies with a focus on A&R (Artist and Repertoire) development including Sire Records, Geffen Records, WEA UK and MCA. At Sire Michael discovered Madonna and helped break her as a major artist. He also worked with and developed The B-52’s, Depeche Mode, Soft Cell, New Radicals and Jacob Collier among others.
Entertainment & Investment
Deborah Sass is a seasoned entertainment industry executive with a passionate global perspective. She has worked with some of the biggest names in the entertainment tech industry including Amazon, iTunes, Shazam & Spotify. Deborah is co-Founder & co-CEO of Space Hero, & Founder of 500FemaleFounders.
Tech & Blockchain
Jon Labrie is Chief Technology Officer at Greenfence, the first decentralized blockchain ecosystem developing solutions for both farm-to-fork supply chain management and digital collectible applications.
Jon was the principal architect of the special effects pipeline for the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
Research & Curation
Rob Godwin is a founder and director of General Astronautics Research Corporation (GARC), specialized in space research and communication. Rob was founder of Griffin Music, and is the owner of Apogee Space Books, writing or edited over 100 books including the award winning “The NASA Mission Reports”.