Hélène Huby

Chairwoman & Founder

Hélène is the chairwoman and founder of Urania Ventures. In addition, she's co-founder and CEO of The Exploration Company, which aims to democratize space exploration. Before launching The Exploration Company, Hélène served for a number of years as VP Orion European Service Module at Airbus Defence and Space. Previously within Airbus, Helene held the position of Head of Innovation where she grew a portfolio of 20+ new profitable businesses. Privately, Hélène invests in tech startups and serves as a senior advisor of Red River West VC and as a board member of startups in the US, China, and the EU. She co-founded the Microbiome Foundation and is an anchor partner at Yunus Social Business.