Taylor Burgett is from Albuquerque, NM where he attended Albuquerque Academy for high school. He graduated from New Mexico State University with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and is currently pursuing his PhD in Electrical Engineering. After working at COSMIAC on the LEISA cubesat, he was selected to be the Chief Engineer for the NMSU Nanosat Lab which he has helped grow from concept into one of the largest and most active labs on campus, with as many as 57 students involved at one time. The lab's latest project is the INCA cubesat, which is a collaboration with NASA's Goddard Spaceflight Center, was recently manifested for launch in December 2017. Taylor has years of management experience from the Nanosat Lab and from being the CEO and co-founder of Byteware, a business developing custom apps for Android and iOS devices. In 2015, Taylor the first-ever recipient of the AFRL Young Entrepreneur Grant, won Arrowhead's Launch Competition for Revolv Tech, and graduated as a Stanford University Innovation Fellow.Taylor’s interests lie in commercial space, innovation and entrepreneurship. In his free time, he enjoys participating in collegiate triathlons.