James Orsulak is a strategy executive and TEDx speaker. He serves as the Senior Director at Descartes Labs, a predictive intelligence company that is creating the first living atlas of the world. Prior to joining Descartes Labs, he served as the Vice President of the Earth observation at Planetary Resources, a space technology company seed funded by the founders of Google to enable resource extraction on Near-Earth asteroids and the Moon. He was responsible for the company’s thermal and hyperspectral imaging program. Prior to joining Planetary Resources, he spent a decade developing large-scale fueling infrastructure projects in the LNG industry.