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Jean-Michel Darroy
VP, Head of Intelligence Solutions & Imagery at Airbus Defence & Space


Jean-Michel Darroy has held various management positions in the Space industry over the past 30 years within Airbus Group, either as CEO or COO of subsidiaries, or as VP in charge of different business units.

Over the past 15 years, he has been more specifically focused on developing services based on satellite imagery, worldwide, and for numerous vertical markets: defense & security, environment, agriculture, maritime, car navigation, location-based services, urban planning, aeronautics, insurances, …

Now, he is primarily in charge of managing the development of digital services combining satellite imagery with other sources of information (UAV, IoT, crowdsourcing, open source, …).