Dennis Burnett joins HawkEye 360 as EVP, general counsel
Herndon, VA-based HawkEye 360 Inc. announced on March 11 that Dennis Burnett has joined the company as Executive Vice President (EVP) and General Counsel. Burnett joins HawkEye 360 with several decades of experience advising high growth domestic and international space and technology companies in transactional, regulatory and national security matters.
“Dennis has molded legal strategy for many complex technologies and space-based solutions,” said John Serafini, Chief Executive Officer, HawkEye 360. “His insight will prove invaluable as HawkEye 360 continues to break new ground providing commercial RF signal data and data analytics from space.”
Previously, Burnett served as Consulting Principal at LMI Advisors; Chief Counsel of Regulatory and Government Affairs at Kymeta Corporation; and as Vice President of Trade Policy and Export Control for EADS North America. Burnett also currently serves as the Director and Treasurer of the International Institute of Space Law and as the Chair of the Space, Cyber and Telecommunications Advisory Board for the University of Nebraska College of Law.
“I am extremely pleased to contribute to the HawkEye 360 team as we forge a new commercial frontier in space,” Burnett said. “The wave of new small satellite technology is revolutionizing commercial, scientific and defense applications in the space domain, and I feel blessed to be working among the leaders in this industry.”
Burnett is a graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan University, the University of Nebraska College of Law and the Georgetown University College of Law.