Neo Space Group (NSG), a company fully owned by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, the Public Investment Fund (PIF), has announced the appointment of Martijn Blanken as its new group CEO. With over 25 years of experience in the telecommunications and technology sectors, Blanken is poised to lead NSG’s strategic ventures in the burgeoning space industry. NSG aims to make strategic investments in promising space technology start-ups and entrepreneurs in both Saudi Arabia and globally, aiming to foster a thriving space industry and position itself as a disruptive force in the global space economy. Blanken emphasized the transformative potential of the space industry and the importance of customer-centric approaches and strategic investments. Previously, Blanken served as CEO at EXA Infrastructure and as a senior advisor at Squared Capital.

Telecommunications, Technology, Space, Investment,Saudi Arabia, Global