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Kenneth Bell

Senior Vice President

Chief Information Officer
(703) 406-5091

BA, English, Virginia Tech
MA, English, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
MS, Computer Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. This degree was earned under the Army Graduate Fellowship program.


Ken is a member of the senior executive staff of a $1.1B, 3,600-person manufacturer of spacecraft and provider of launch services. He has enterprise-wide responsibility for network infrastructure, computing platforms, information security and applications. He has been associated with the company for about ten years, first in a consulting capacity and later as part of the management team. Prior to joining Orbital, he spent eleven years with James Martin & Co., an international systems consultancy, where he was a Principal, CIO and member of the international management board. He spent seven years in the US Army before leaving as a Captain to join Touche Ross (now Deloitte & Touche). His professional work has included business strategy development and operations management engagements with finance and technology companies, particularly start-ups and companies at risk. Ken is also vice-chairman of the Information Technology Advisory Commission of Arlington County, Virginia.


- Orbital develops and manufactures small rockets and space systems for commercial, military and civil government customers.
- The company’s primary products are satellites and launch vehicles, including low-orbit, geosynchronous-orbit and planetary spacecraft for communications, remote sensing, scientific and defense missions; ground- and air-launched rockets that deliver satellites into orbit; and missile defense systems that are used as interceptor and target vehicles.
- Orbital also offers space-related technical services to government agencies and develops and builds satellite-based transportation management systems for public transit agencies and private vehicle fleet operators.

Orbital Sciences Corporation
21839 Atlantic Blvd.
Dulles, VA 20166
Public and Investor Relations
(703) 406-5528