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Greg Autry (Gregory Willard Autry) was born on 25 April, 1963 in Torrance, California, US, is an author. Discover Greg Autry's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 60 years old?

Popular As Gregory Willard Autry
Occupation Entrepreneur · educator · space policy expert · author
Age 61 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born 25 April, 1963
Birthday 25 April
Birthplace Torrance, California, US
Nationality United States

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Autry's first edition college textbook, The New Entrepreneurial Dynamic: 21st Century Startups and Small Businesses, was published in January 2022 by Flat World Knowledge Publishers. The book introduced the New Entrepreneurial Dynamic (NED) as a core adaptive model for business development. NED emphasizes adaptability and flexibility, building dynamic teams, planning for change, and developing alternative strategies. The book is written in a casual style that reflects the author's own entrepreneurial experiences.

On February 3, 2022, Dr. Autry participated in the Oxford Union Society Space Race Debate as a proponent of the human habitation of Mars. The Oxford Union in the UK is the world's foremost debating society.


Autry joined the Thunderbird School of Global Management in April 2021 as Clinical Professor of Space Leadership, Policy and Business. He is currently teaching and leading the development of a space initiative at ASU's new campus in downtown Los Angeles.

On December 2, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee voted 14–12 on party lines to forward his nomination to the full Senate. It was uncertain if the Senate would find time in the schedule for several 2020 nominees, including Autry, as their focus was on bills which included the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act and finalizing a 2021 omnibus spending bill. On January 3, 2021, his nomination was returned to the President under Rule XXXI, Paragraph 6 of the United States Senate.


Autry also testified to the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee at a nomination hearing on November 10, 2020. During his testimony Autry argued that public investment in space was justified. Autry noted the challenges of 2020 faced on Earth and reminded the committee that the Apollo landings occurred during a period of war, civil unrest, and even a major pandemic (the Hong Kong flu).

President Trump nominated Dr. Autry to serve as the chief financial officer at NASA on July 27, 2020.


Autry served as an advisor to Relativity Space, a startup rocket manufacturer using additive manufacturing (3D printing) that raised over $1.2 billion. Autry has advised Relativity's founders since their time as students at USC. He also serves on the board of Interstellar Lab. He served on the board of the National Space Society from 2018 to 2020 and continues to serve as vice president for Space Development.

Autry was appointed to the Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee in 2018. The COMSTAC advises the Office of Commercial Space Transportation at the Federal Aviation Administration in the US Department of Transportation on matters affecting the space transportation industry. Autry was reappointed to the committee in 2020 and appointed as Chair of the Safety Working Group.


During the 2016–2017 presidential transition, Autry served on the Agency Review Team at NASA. These teams are tasked with evaluating government agencies and making policy recommendations to the incoming administration.


In 2015, Autry cofounded Elevated Materials; a startup launched by USC engineering student Ryan Olliges to upcycle scrap carbon fiber material from aerospace production.


Autry was hired as an adjunct professor in 2013 by the USC Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. The following year he joined the faculty as a full-time, assistant clinical professor of entrepreneurship. Autry left USC in July 2020 following the announcement of his nomination by the President to serve as the chief financial officer at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Autry has twice testified to the United States Congress on China issues. On March 21, 2013, he presented testimony entitled "Cyber Attacks: An Unprecedented Threat to US National Security" to the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats. Autry warned that China's Internet intrusions against US firms was costing the American economy hundreds of billions of dollars, jobs and in consequence of the hazard of unemployment, thousands of American lives lost. He compared the impact of these attacks to the September 11 attacks. Long before it became a controversial issue in many Western nations, he urged to removal of Huawei equipment from American telecommunications networks, stating, "We should have a ban on the import of any Chinese networking hardware, and specifically I mean Huawei".


On March 28, 2012, Autry presented testimony entitled "The Price of Public Diplomacy with China" to the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversights and Investigations. In this testimony Autry warned of China's "perception management" campaign in the US designed to "legitimize" China's non-democratic system with the support of American collaborators in government, industry, and universities.


Autry's first academic publication was a 2011 paper in the proceedings of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics SPACE 2011 conference entitled "Space Policy, Intergenerational Ethics and the Environment" which argued that public investment in space technology was justified by future economic, societal and environmental returns. Other notable academic publications include two pieces for the New Space Journal, a peer reviewed journal. He currently serves on the editorial board of that journal.

Autry has also been a noted critic of the Chinese Communist Party for more than a decade arguing that the Chinese government has violated human rights, labor norms, environmental norms, treaty obligations, and trade agreements. In 2011, Autry published Death by China with Peter Navarro, a professor at UC Irvine with whom he had written many op-eds and articles. In 2012 he served as a producer on a documentary film of the same name, directed by Navarro and narrated by Martin Sheen.


After earning his MBA at the University of California, Irvine, Autry joined the UCI faculty, teaching innovation, entrepreneurship, strategy, and macroeconomics as an adjunct lecturer from 2002 to 2014. In 2013 he also taught macroeconomics at Chapman University in Orange California.


Autry published numerous articles and op-eds in newspapers and news sites throughout the 2000s and 2010s. Most of his writings were on the space business or China policy. His work has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, LA Times, Washington Times, and Newsweek. Recently he has been a frequent contributor at Forbes, Foreign Policy, and Space News.


Autry earned a BA in history from California Polytechnic University, Pomona in 1999 and an MBA from the Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine in 2002. He earned a PhD from the same school in 2013. Autry's doctoral dissertation focused on the role of government in the emergence of new industries, using the emerging NewSpace or "commercial spaceflight" sector as a research context. Autry collected data from interviews with commercial space actors as well as information from industry journals and presentations at industry conferences. His analysis combined management, sociological, and policy models.


Autry founded Network Corps, a network engineering and software development firm, with Brian Bishop in 1997. Network Corps developed enterprise solutions in the clinical healthcare space for Kaiser Permanente. The firm ceased operations in 2014.


Autry founded Riverside Doctor Micro, Inc. in 1987 with Daniel Haste. Doctor Micro was a computer services and retail company; the firm was sold to CompuCom systems in 1994. Autry joined CompuCom as Technical Services Manager overseeing their branches in several Western US cities including Los Angeles and Orange County.


From 1984 to 1986 Autry developed medical device software for Hemascience Laboratories / Baxter Fenwal. He coded 6502 assembly for the Autopheresis C plasmapheresis system, a machine that extracts plasma and platelets from whole blood during donations. He also coded 8080 assembly for a robotic assembly system that produced the disposable filter kits for that device.


From 1983 to 1984 Autry worked for Honeywell's Training and Control Systems Division in West Covina, California developing software for the production department in support of various military projects.


While in high school, Autry founded H.A.L. Labs—not to be confused with the Japanese video game firm HAL Laboratory—an early computer video game developer and publisher, with Brian Fitzgerald in 1980. The firm's first product, Taxman, a PacMan look alike for the Apple II computer, was eventually purchased by Atari and released under the Atarisoft label.


Greg Autry (born April 25, 1963) is an American space policy expert, educator, entrepreneur and author. He is a Clinical Professor of Space Leadership, Business and Policy at the Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University. He serves as Chair of the Safety Working Group on the COMSTAC. He was an assistant professor of Clinical Entrepreneurship in Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. Prior to that, he served as an adjunct professor of strategy and entrepreneurship at the Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine. Autry served on the NASA Agency Review Team for the incoming Trump administration in 2016 and temporarily as the White House Liaison at NASA in 2017. He holds an MBA and PhD from the University of California, Irvine.