Current City: Atlanta, GA
College: Georgia Institute of Technology
Chief Executive Office of Hermeus Corporation
Family is from Malinska on Krk and Dobrince near Imotski, Croatia
Anthony Piplica is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Hermeus Corporation where he leads is focused on connecting the globe through the development of the world’s fastest passenger aircraft. Prior to founding Hermeus, Mr. Piplica served as CEO of Generation Orbit Launch Services, Inc. In this capacity, he was responsible for a wide range of technical systems design and analysis, strategic technical and financial planning, fostering of customer and partner relationships, and securing financing to fund near-term research and development efforts. He has a strong background in aerospace systems design, including spacecraft, launch vehicles, and hypersonic aircraft. Further, his past experience includes work for SpaceWorks Enterprises and Jacobs Engineering at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Anthony holds both Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from the Georgia Institute of Technology focused in aerodynamics and fluid mechanics, supplemented by a certificate in entrepreneurship. Additionally, he is a member of the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).