Top 100 Aerospace and Aviation Professionals to Follow on LinkedIn 2021: 96. Babacar N. SECK

96. Babacar N. SECK

CEO, PetaleRock

Babacar N. SECK

Average Post Engagement: 15

Country:

France

What I use Linkedin for:

I use Linkedin to keep an eye on my community, to learn from it, to inspire entrepreneurs and most importantly to unleash my creative power for future generations.

Number of Followers:

6,899

Industry:

Aviation & Aerospace | Decentralized Finance

 

Who am I:

I’m an Entrepreneur & Engineer with over 21 years of experiences passionate for developing Aerospace and Digital projects. I had been ranked among the most distinguished worldwide experts for aircrafts secure satellite communications in 2014. And I was very proud for our industry to have been able to patent a bi-directional multi-networking secure satellite communication solution for the Aerospace Industry and then release it for free, in order to increase the way that we experience today Internet on board of an aircraft (Patent number FR3005774A1). This experience helped me building a very fruitful strategic partnership with Dassault Aviation, the leading European Business Aircraft Manufacturer, and improving the communication performance of the Falcon family aircrafts and inspired its future designs.

I hold an Executive MBA from HEC Paris business school where I also completed an advanced major in Aviation & Aerospace. I also holds an Information Technology and Systems Engineering master from University of Paris 7. And I attended across the world, several Executive training programs from the Oxford University, Tsinghua University, Beijing, Concordia University Montréal, Babson College Boston (USA), MILE Institute Madinah (Saudi Arabia).

What I do:

I’m currently leading an international initiative that promotes the “New space industry adoption in Africa and Middle East” that aims at accelerating the Aerospace and Aviation technology transfer toward Africa and the Middle East.

In parallel, I’m building with my team an ecosystem of investors that believes in the new space emerging markets and new alternative financing models for supporting our Industry.

Why you should follow me on Linkedin:

I deeply believe that technology is a vector of emancipation and that Aviation and Aerospace are a great sources of progress for our society. I’m sharing this enthusiasm with my followers and invite them to co-create a sustainable world of tomorrow.

Meanwhile, we are building the biggest “New space community” in Africa & Middle East composed by Entrepreneurs, Investors, scientist, civil administrators, farmers, students, amazing women … And everyone can have an impact on this space emerging market.

Who I follow on Linkedin

I’m following Stéphanie Soquet. Every day, I follow the posts of our community manager Stéphanie Soquet, an extraordinary woman who is fully dedicated to sharing the most relevant and fresh information possible about our industry. She has the particularity of identifying the transversal subjects which affect the long term strategy of our industry, the exogenous factors of performance as well as the transversal trends that any manager in our industry must integrate in order to be able to make the right management decisions. In addition to that, she is taught to build our community “New space Africa” with me ​​which she does with great enthusiasm and commitment. 

 

“Every day, I follow the posts of our community manager Stéphanie Soquet, an extraordinary woman who is fully dedicated to sharing the most relevant and fresh information possible about our industry. She has the particularity of identifying the transversal subjects which affect the long term strategy of our industry, the exogenous factors of performance as well as the transversal trends that any manager in our industry must integrate in order to be able to make the right management decisions. In addition to that, she is taught to build our community “New space Africa” with me ​​which she does with great enthusiasm and commitment.” – Babacar

Stephanie Soquet

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“It was a great moment for our recent Aerospace & Aviation history with so much emotions. NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter became the first aircraft in history to make a powered, controlled flight on another planet on April 19, 2021.” – Babacar

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