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Sreelakshmi Sita Sonty

Sreelakshmi Sita Sonty

Aerospace, Natl. Security, STEM+AD

She most recently served as the Head of Human Spaceflight Sales for SpaceX, where she executed the first private passenger sale on the Crew Dragon. As Vice President for International Business with the Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and Director for National Security with Raytheon International, Sita helped solve the world’s toughest challenges by expanding SNC’s pipeline for technologies in Space Systems, Commercial Solutions, National Security and Defense. She served in the U.S. Foreign Service for 16 years, negotiating arms deals, United Nations Security Council Resolutions, and sanctions decisions. She lived in 9 countries, speaks 7 languages, and is committed to shaping global space strategy with innovative and ethical thinking. Sita serves as Executive Board Member for Women in Aerospace, is a leader on the John Hopkins University’s Alumni Council, Executive Board Member for the Washington Leadership Program, and was Co-Chair of the Defense and Security Working Group for the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU). Sita is a proud mother to one son and one daughter.

EXPERTISE IN: Leadership, Inspiring Lives, Teamwork, Organizational Change, Organizational Culture, Diversity and Inclusion

AUDIENCE & INDUSTRY: The Technology Industry, Associations, Corporations, Executive Briefings, Board Positions, Colleges and Universities


. Aerospace Executive, U.S. Diplomat, and Trusted Negotiator