Our First Class Team

Building The Future Of Aviation

Spike Aerospace, Inc. has assembled a world-class team of executives, aerospace engineers and advisors, with experience designing, building and certifying aircraft at Gulfstream, Eclipse, Epic, Airbus and Boeing. Our team has gone from clean-sheet to first flight to production and has provided sales leadership, support and training. We know how to build aircraft, and we are using that knowledge to build the future of aviation – the Spike S-512 Supersonic Business Jet.

Interested in joining the Spike Aerospace team? Check out our careers page to learn more and view available opportunities.

Spike Aerospace Management & Advisory Team

Vik Kachoria
Vik KachoriaPresident & CEO
Vik Kachoria, President and CEO of Spike Aerospace, is leading the development of the world’s first QUIET supersonic business jet, the Spike S-512. Mr. Kachoria is a seasoned executive with over 35 years international business experience as a successful entrepreneur and in corporate development, general management and mergers & acquisitions with Fortune 50 and high growth ventures….
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Tom Captain
Tom CaptainExecutive Advisor
Tom Captain spent almost 4 decades advising global commercial aerospace, space, defense and airline companies solving complex product development, manufacturing, supply chain, finance, acquisition, litigation, cost efficiency and business development challenges. He is the retired Vice Chairman of Deloitte LLP and was leader of their global aerospace and defense practice, serving its clients for 36 years in Europe, Asia and North America.
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Katerina Barilov
Katerina BarilovFinance & Strategy Advisor
Ms. Barilov has extensive experience in aviation, structured asset-backed finance, and corporate strategy. She is currently a Managing Director at Shearwater Aero Capital, a private financing company supporting early stage aircraft businesses. Prior to Shearwater, Ms. Barilov was an investment banker at Goldman Sachs’ Industrials Group in New York, focused on assisting top tier aviation, aerospace and defense clients.
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Anutosh Moitra
Anutosh MoitraChief Aerodynamicist
Dr. Anutosh Moitra is Spike Aerospace’s Chief Aerodynamicist, leading engineering efforts on the Spike S-512 Quiet Supersonic Jet and other projects. Dr. Moitra is recognized internationally for his unique expertise across all aspects of aircraft design and analysis. He has been recognized at NASA for his innovations in design and analysis methodology.
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Shreekant Agrawal
Shreekant AgrawalExecutive Advisor
Dr. Shreekant Agrawal has over 35 years of aerospace industry experience including 29 years at the Boeing Company, where he had a variety of assignments in functional, program, and technology management. He received recognition as a technical fellow in 1996 from Boeing Research & Technology Flight Sciences organization where he managed and worked on supersonic low-boom research projects and strategic planning for technology development for future products.
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Sharief Fahmy
Sharief FahmyVP, Global Development
Sharief Fahmy, as VP of Global Development, is responsible for developing key relationships …
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Wayne Gaulzetti
Wayne GaulzettiVP, Testing & Certification
Wayne Gaulzetti is responsible for developing Spike’s testing and certification program…
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Colin Pritchet
Colin PritchetSenior Engineer, Properties Specialist
Colin Pritchet, Mass Properties Specialist at Spike Aerospace, is applying his background in aircraft…
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Kevin Novak
Kevin NovakVP Flight Safety & Training
Kevin Novak is Spike Aerospace’s VP of Flight Safety and Training; he is developing pilot training programs…
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Tom Langer
Tom LangerEngineer
Tom Langer, Engineer at Spike Aerospace, is responsible for aerodynamic analysis and…
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Randy White
Randy WhiteVP Aero-Systems
Randy White is Spike’s Senior Engineer, leading efforts on aircraft configuration and design of key…
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Jim Stagliano
Jim StaglianoSenior Engineer, Sonic Boom
Dr. Jim Stagliano, Senior Engineer at Spike Aerospace, leads the company’s efforts to predict and mitigate our…
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Rick Citron
Rick CitronCitron & Deutsch
Rick Citron is an attorney, business advisor, entrepreneur and venture capitalist. He has contributed to the…
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Jerry Schumacher
Jerry SchumacherAdvisor
Jerry Schumacher is President of U.S. Technical, an aviation engineering and certification firm based in…
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Guillermo Söhnlein
Guillermo SöhnleinAdvisor
Guillermo Söhnlein is a technology and social entrepreneur actively supporting the growth of innovative…
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