PRESS RELEASE May 12, 2022


May 12, 2022 



Diversity Recruitment Firm Mogul Places Navy Veteran at Brooklyn-Based Imaging Startup  


(NEW YORK) - Mogul, Inc., today announced that it has placed Tom Gaulin of Huntington Beach, California as Head of Production - Stratospheric Robots with Near Space Labs (NSL), a Brooklyn, New York startup that specializes in offering accessible high-altitude, high-resolution imagery.  

Gaulin will be responsible for leading the production team at Near Space Labs, which designs, builds, and operates a fleet of proprietary, stratospheric robots called Swiftys, which fly to the edge of space to deliver high-quality, highly updated images of earth at affordable prices.  

“Tom will be building and leading the production team in our HQ in Brooklyn, where we manufacture our stratospheric robots,” said Ignasi Lluch, Near Space Labs Chief Technology Officer. “We are experiencing tremendous customer demand for data capture and are assembling a large fleet to meet those demands. Tom’s expertise and wealth of experience in fast-paced aerospace manufacturing and managerial acumen in newspace production floors will be the key to our fleet, team, and delivery to customers ramping up.” 

Gaulin’s experience includes previous roles as Director of Operations at Alarin Aircraft Hinge, Operations Manager at Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, Spacecraft Integration Manager at SpaceX, and Senior Electronics Technician at Techno-Sciences. While serving in the U.S. Navy, Gaulin was assigned as Lead Electronics Technician First Class onboard Los Angeles class submarines and Aviation Squadrons, earning multiple Navy and Marine Corps achievement medals.  

Tom Gaulin, Near Space Labs

Near Space Labs engaged Mogul’s executive search services to hire Gaulin based on its expertise and access to diverse and top talent in the technology space. NSL is committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion and welcomes talent from across industries to join its rapidly growing and innovative team. The company focuses on providing the highest quality Earth imagery data available, serving a variety of markets such as insurance, AI and machine learning, infrastructure, disaster-response, and more. The imagery is used by insurance organizations, city planners, researchers and countless other industries to make informed data-driven decisions to solve challenges, increase ROI, and help make a better planet.  

“Mogul is changing the executive search industry,” said Tiffany Pham, Founder, CEO, and Chairman of the Board, Mogul, “As an entire ecosystem designed to support diverse professionals, Mogul is in a unique position to bring together the largest network of technical and senior-level diverse talent, including women, minorities, people of color, veterans, and people with disabilities. We truly uncover the “best of the best” for every search we perform, and we do it using our proprietary technology, our patent-pending diversity filters, and our 360-degree assessment methodologies.”  

In addition to its executive and board recruiting services, Mogul also offers a proprietary diversity talent platform to help HR professionals find better, more diverse talent; inclusive online social communities; free and premium networking and educational events; and a job board. 

About Near Space Labs  

Near Space Labs is a cutting-edge geospatial data company on a mission to democratize access to highly-updated, high-resolution Earth imagery. Co-Founded by CEO Rema Matevosyan, CTO Dr. Ignasi Lluch, and Chief Engineer Dr. Albert Caubet, Near Space Labs provides timely, wide-scale, commercially available imagery with the largest zero-emission balloon fleet in the stratosphere. Near Space Labs is revolutionizing the way that businesses, communities, municipalities, and researchers gather data to help solve some of the world’s biggest challenges such as urbanization and climate change. For more information, visit  

 About Mogul   

At Mogul, our vision is to unlock the world’s greatest potential. We support diverse individuals and organizations to achieve their goals and cultivate meaningful success, through pioneering technology solutions and inclusive community.    

 An innovator in the $200 billion global recruitment market, Mogul is a diversity recruitment platform and one of the world's largest resources for diverse talent. We partner with the Fortune 1000 and the world's fastest-growing companies to attract and advance top diverse talent — from entry-level to executive and board-level worldwide — through our market-leading software and executive recruitment services. Our long-time clients include hundreds of top companies and Fortune 1000 organizations such as Anheuser-Busch, Bain & Co., The Hershey Company, The Honest Company, Shopify, Stanley Black & Decker, and United Healthcare.    

With our rapid growth, Mogul supports, invests in, and provides free resources for the economic advancement of individuals in need globally, through international partners such as the United Nations.    

Mogul has been named one of the “100 Most Exciting Startups” by Business Insider, “Best Website for Finding Top Talent” by Inc. Magazine, “Top Website for Marketing Your Company” by Forbes, and “Top Online Learning Platform” by Entrepreneur.   

With market-leading HR technology, fast-growing executive recruitment services, and a diverse, inclusive online community of executive and board-level talent, Mogul is innovatively paving the way for diverse professionals and the companies that need them.    


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