Gwynne Shotwell born November 23, 1963

She is an American businesswoman and engineer

Shotwell began work at the El Segundo research center of The Aerospace Corporation 

She did technical work on military space research and development contracts 

Shotwell left Microcosm in 2002 to join SpaceX, a space exploration company founded by Elon Musk  

Shotwell is married to Robert Shotwell, an engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory 

Shotwell is listed as the 38th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes