ISDC 2015 Toronto

Marc Boucher

Space Innovation Business Summit Speaker: Marc Boucher

Marc Baucher

SIBS Organizer and Host
Executive Director, The Canadian Space Commerce Association and CEO, SpaceRef Interactive Inc.

Marc is the co-founder of SpaceRef, a new media company, and the Executive Director of the Canadian Space Commerce Association.

Founded in 1999, SpaceRef ( is a new media company focused on the space sector based out of Reston, Virginia and Toronto, Ontario. The company maintains four online properties including, SpaceRef, SpaceRef Business, NASA Watch, and the Astrobiology Web. SpaceRef Interactive Canada Inc., a separate Canadian corporation, maintains the SpaceRef Canada online property.  SpaceRef is a pioneer in news aggregation but also creates original content in the form of timely news stories, coverage of ongoing events and unique editorial content. SpaceRef has an aggregate readership across its network of websites of over 500,000 unique people per month.

The Canadian Space Commerce Association ( is a registered not-for-profit industry organization that advances the economic, legal and political environment for space focused companies that Marc help co-found in 2007.

In addition to the above, Marc also contribute to Futron’s annual Space Competitiveness Index which is a comparative analysis of how countries invest and benefit from space industry.