Damian Taylor

NASA SBIR/STTR Program Acting Deputy Program Executive

Damian Taylor is employed at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC in the Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD). He currently serves as the Acting Deputy Program Executive for Integration in the NASA SBIR/STTR program. Damian Taylor has held various programmatic positions with increasing responsibility in NASA for the last 10 years.

Prior to NASA, Damian Taylor worked for various companies – including Lockheed Martin, Booz Allen, Kodak, ITT Space Systems, and ARES, Inc. – for over 15 years within the Space, Intelligence, and Department of Defense industries as an Engineering Consultant, Systems Engineer, Program Manager, and Business Unit Manager.

Damian Taylor holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from Western International University and Florida Institute of Technology, and is a graduate of the Air Force’s Squadron Officer School as well as the Air Command and Staff College in the areas of electronics technology, international business, management, acquisition/contracts, leadership, and national security/policy. As Lieutenant Colonel, Damian Taylor has also worked for the last 26 years as an Air Force reserve officer in various leadership positions and now serves as an Inspector General.