Tony Mueller is president of Spectrolab, a wholly-owned subsidiary under The Boeing Company’s Space and Launch division. Spectrolab is the world’s leading supplier of multi-junction solar cells for space-based power systems. Spectrolab’s high-intensity searchlights supply more than 80% of the world’s market while the company’s solar simulators are the industry standard. Mueller’s team is located in Sylmar, Calif., where Spectrolab has the world’s largest manufacturing capacity for multi-junction solar cells and panels.
Prior to joining Spectrolab, Mueller was the Director of the Spacecraft Design and Bus Products Shared Integrated Product Team (IPT) organization in support of all Space and Launch satellite and experimental space programs. Mueller was responsible for the project management, design, manufacture, integration, test and delivery of all satellite platforms and bus products.
Mueller also previously served as the director of the 702 product line and led activities required to support new business pursuits and to increase the product line’s competitiveness.
Mueller brings 25 years of experience in program management and design to his position and has spent his career in a variety of positions including leadership of satellite programs, supplier program management, IPT leadership and mechanical and satellite payload design.
Mueller holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in aerospace engineering and a Master of Business Administration degree from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.