We are Valispace

– built by engineers, for engineers –

Our fast-paced international team celebrates rocket landings, under-water data centers, privately owned fusion reactors and everything else that will make human lives better.

We enable leaner approaches to hardware engineering, by empowering teams to develop highly complex systems and build products that seem like magic to us today.

Read more about the vision behind Valispace or how to join our team.

Leadership Team

Heading our efforts to empower engineers


Marco Witzmann

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Co-founder and CEO Marco, Previously worked on Europe’s biggest Satellite Program (Meteosat Third Generation) as a Systems Engineer and is a proud father to future rocket scientist Nina.


Louise Lindblad

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Before co-founding Valispace Louise developed satellites & drones at the European Space Agency. Louise is our Lisbon based gymnast in her spare time.

Head of Technology

João Gonçalves

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Over 12 years of experience working in Software Development, covering multiple areas from small mobile apps to enterprise level ERP and HR systems, and across a wide range of technologies and languages, but always with a particular affinity for automation of processes His encompassing experience allied with a never ending search for perfection make him the right person to handle the responsibility of keeping Valispace working and up to date.

Head of Sales

Catarina Coutinho

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Alumni from ESCP Europe, major in Business Management and Social Entrepreneurship. Over 10 years in B2B software sales, across industries such as AI, retail, and technology, and across countries like Brazil, UK, Spain, and Portugal. Highly focused on strategic market expansion, pipeline generation, and B2B sales processes to global enterprise and scale up clients.

Head of Solutions Management

Florian Reger

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Experienced engineer, passionate about technology products, and excited to do business, Florian worked in several projects in different roles across different industries over the years. Together with his team he adds a big pinch of systems engineering knowledge to the Valispace mix.

Head of Operations & People

Maria Peres

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An almost lawyer who became an Operations Manager. Passionate about People Operations, scaling teams and event management. Outside of work, Maria spends most of her time going for long hikes and playing padel.

Head of Customer Success

Cauê Napier

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Passionate about solving difficult problems and innovating, Cauê is an aerospace engineer that embraced Customer Success. By working as Flight Dynamics Engineer and Systems Engineer, he felt the pain of doing things the old way and fell in love with the Valispace approach and now helps customers design and build faster and better products.


In 2018, Valispace secured a €1 million euro seed investment from High-Tech Gründerfonds  Read more.

In 2020, Valispace secured a €2.2 million euro investment from Join Capital and Hardware Club VC.  Read more.

We appreciate the support and mentorship  of our investors and revel in the challenge to reach our common goals.


Together with our partners, we accelerate the path to the future.