David Vaccaro has 10 years of experience in space and telecommunications research and analysis involving satellite communications and ground infrastructure, national telecommunications policies, and international space programs. Prior to joining Futron, Mr. Vaccaro analyzed global telecommunications governance issues at the World Bank. He also has onsite work experience in emerging Asian markets, leading an internet design team at an advertising firm in Nanjing, China as well as managing public relations for a Chinese e-commerce portal. At Futron, Mr. Vaccaro has managed several teams of employees on individual projects ranging from comprehensive economic valuations of the satellite industry to quantitative analysis on behalf of multiple-year, multimillion-dollar federal government contracts. He has been a major contributor to reports on topics ranging from global space competitiveness to the national security implications of international telecommunications infrastructure. Additionally, he maintains a database of space activity featuring more than 20,000 interlocking tables and records relating to launch events, spacecraft, payload instruments, launch vehicles, and space-related organizations. Mr. Vaccaro concentrated in Science, Technology, and International Affairs at Georgetown University, where his studies focused on telecommunications as an avenue for economic development. He is fluent in Spanish and Mandarin Chinese, and conversant in several other European languages.