Gregory Olsen

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Gregory Olsen

Gregory Hammond Olsen (born April 20, 1945) is an American entrepreneur, engineer and scientist who, in October 2005, became the third private citizen to make a self-funded trip to the International Space Station with the company Space Adventures. Olsen was the co-founder and chairman of Sensors Unlimited Inc., a company developing optoelectronic devices such as sensitive near-infrared (NIR) and shortwave-infrared (SWIR) cameras. One of Sensors Unlimited's major customers is NASA. Currently, Olsen is President of GHO Ventures, LLC, in Princeton, New Jersey, where he manages his angel investments, South African winery, Montana ranch, and performs numerous speaking engagements to encourage children – especially minority and female children – to consider careers in science or engineering. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gregory Olsen has received more than 97,467 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 280th most popular businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Gregory Olsen ranks 285 out of 481Before him are David Richards, Alan Lomax, John C. Bogle, Vincent J. McMahon, Allen Klein, and Ken Aston. After him are Pierre Veyron, Oleg Deripaska, Jean-Michel Aulas, Satya Nadella, Neil Aspinall, and Kim Dotcom.

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Among people born in 1945, Gregory Olsen ranks 263Before him are David Sanborn, Dennis Nilsen, Pat Jennings, Geoff Emerick, Sandro de América, and Romeo Benetti. After him are Marino Basso, Bob Balaban, Pietro Grasso, Eric Roth, Awad Hamed al-Bandar, and David Allen.

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Among people born in United States, Gregory Olsen ranks 4,697 out of 12,171Before him are Bob Guccione (1930), James Kottak (1962), L. Scott Caldwell (1950), Robert Bacon (1860), Rikky von Opel (1947), and Anna Kendrick (1985). After him are Kaley Cuoco (1985), Alex Raymond (1909), Robert G. Ingersoll (1833), David Robinson (1965), Richard Petty (1937), and Sarah Childress Polk (1803).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Gregory Olsen ranks 85Before him are Melinda Gates (1964), Roy E. Disney (1930), David Stern (1942), Charles Yerkes (1837), Alan Lomax (1915), and Allen Klein (1931). After him are Howard Schultz (1953), Jamie Hyneman (1956), Jared Kushner (1981), John Templeton (1912), Linda McMahon (1948), and Angry Grandpa (1950).

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