Norm Christensen

Strategic Advisor/ AAE

Norm Christensen serves as a Strategic Advisor for Karman Space & Defense (Karman). Mr. Christensen is responsible for the overall operations, as well as vision, direction, and strategic business decisions. He brings over three decades of experience in aerospace & defense M&A, organization building, product development, and production manufacturing. Additionally, Mr. Christensen is highly recognized for his extensive expertise in high-temperature ablative and structural composites for mission-critical missile, space and hypersonic propulsion systems, as well as other areas of a system requiring thermal protection.

Mr. Christensen assisted with the initial formation of Karman and in December of 2020, AAE proudly joined the team. “Karman brings together an already trusted group of best-in-class suppliers with proven track records, capable of delivering “tip to tail” end-item content to our customers. This powerful approach also allows us to leverage our small business agility and responsiveness using Karman’s large business resources of facilities, equipment and more than 800 skilled team members.” commented Mr. Christensen.
Mr. Christensen is a member of the Karman Board of Directors.