Co-founder and COO
Margo Deckard is the Co-founder and COO of Lynk Global, Inc. Previously, Margo served as VP of Programs for NexGen Space, where she managed projects, contracts, and financial operations. She was Project Manager for the Ultra-Low-Cost Access to Space Study for the United States Air Force. This study focused on how the United States Government could leverage free enterprise to achieve low cost access to space to meet our National Security needs in the next 5 years. She also served as the Principal Investigator for NASA-funded research on the environmental impacts of space solar power (SSP), and co-authored a study for the National Security Space Office on SSP. She keeps her engineering skills current by working on an array of technical projects. Recently, Margo wrote a web data connector for NetHope to connect data from the United Nations Humanitarian Crisis Response Syrian Refugee Crisis REST APIs and populate Tableau. This product will guide over 43 NGOs in their efforts to meet the needs of the Syrian Refugees. She has a B.S. in Genetic Engineering from Purdue University and an M.S. in Systems Engineering from Wright State University.