Trevor Foster is a founding partner and current Vice President of Operations for Empirical Systems Aerospace, Inc. His primary roles include head of Information Technology, Personnel, Facilities, and Manufacturing. Trevor's responsibilities within the company have him wearing many hats ranging from detailed design, fabrication, and project management to the expansion and growth of new facilities including the establishment of scalable cost-effective manufacturing capabilities.
Since co-founding Empirical Systems Aerospace in 2003, Mr. Foster has been actively involved within in Aeronautical/Aerospace community. He was a pioneer in the development of the NASA CoLab 2nd Life experiment serving to find ways to engage new and young engineers. He served on the Board of Directors for the California Space Authority from 2007 to 2010. He helped to support and organize the NASA Regolith Centennial Challenges for each of the three years the competition was held. Mr. Foster continues to provide assistance to local students in the form of graduate committees and mentorships.