Introducing our Advisors: Ryan Frederic

We are pleased to announce the appointment of our new advisor, Ryan Frederic.


Ryan is an entrepreneur and an aerospace engineer. Ryan co-founded Applied Defense Solutions (ADS) in 2005 with a mission to provide analysis and engineering products and services to the Civil, Commercial, Defense and Intelligence Space markets in the United States and internationally. For 14 years he and his partners built ADS into a leader in the Space Situational Awareness market, until it’s acquisition by L3 Harris in 2018.


Ryan has been involved in the founding of several other businesses including Water Management Solutions (WMS), Forever Fit Physical Therapy and Wellness, and Humble Rogue Ventures, a small venture capital firm that serves as a platform for Ryan to help and mentor other small enterprise founders to realize their vision. In his home state of Maryland, Ryan has served on the mid Atlantic board of the US Fund for UNICEF, the Domestic Violence Center of Howard County, and the Columbia Festival of the Arts.


Ryan holds a bachelor’s degree of Aerospace Engineering from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He currently resides in Chevy Chase Md, with his wife Krista and their 3 young children.


"I've spent most of my career developing and analyzing a variety of space systems from science to collection and communications. As I look out over the next couple of decades there are a number of technologies that are highly likely to impact our use of space. In particular quantum computing, quantum encryption, and space as communications infrastructure. Laser communications will be key infrastructure for all of these technologies and Archangel is well positioned to develop and provide this capability as the market emerges." says Ryan Frederic.



Our advisors have founded, funded, run and exited successful businesses. They bring a wealth of experience at the highest levels of aerospace, telecommunications and defense.

If you are interested in learning more, please contact hello@archangel.works.

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