Zero-G Staff

Ranjit (RJ) Daniel

Vice President, Operations

Ranjit Daniel (RJ) is a highly accomplished professional with over 20 years of experience in the airline industry. Throughout his career, he has held various leadership roles, managing and overseeing critical aspects of airline operations, from airport operations, fleet planning, to system operations and everything in between.

Most recently, RJ played a pivotal role in the launch of a new airline. Starting with just one airplane, he helped lead the airline's certification and growth to 30 aircraft and transport of over 1 million passengers. His strategic planning, operational expertise, and unwavering dedication to excellence have been instrumental in the airline's success.

He received his Bachelor of Science in Airport Management from Vaughn College in New York, setting the foundation for his impressive career in the aviation industry. His passion for airline operations never wanes. He is constantly seeking opportunities to improve and innovate airline operations, and his vast knowledge and experience make him a go-to expert in the industry.

When he's not working, RJ loves to spend time with his family. He enjoys quality time with his wife and two sons, exploring the outdoors, and traveling to new destinations.

Paul Gramaglia

Director of Production

Paul Gramaglia is the Director of Production for Zero-G. He manages all of the photography and videography operations, both onboard G FORCE ONE as well as for marketing and media. Over nearly 20 years of flying, Paul has worked through thousands of parabolas, making him one of the most experienced weightless photographers and videographers on the planet.

Alongside his weightless work, Paul is a veteran of broadcast television for over 20 years for NBC and ABC News. He has covered many global events including the Olympics in Vancouver, Sochi, and Rio; the 2012 and 2016 Presidential elections; the events around Hurricane Katrina; and the aftermath of September 11th, 2001.

Paul has also worked directly with The Walt Disney Company and Universal Parks & Resorts, producing entertainment marketing and theme park creative content. He has been involved in over 500 TV and radio productions for both domestic and international markets. Paul is the recipient of three Telly awards and two Emmy awards.

Paul is also on the Board for the Watch and Learn Foundation, a nonprofit creating educational content for kids.

Tim Bailey

Inflight Manager

Tim Bailey is the Inflight Manager for Zero-G. He is responsible for the training and management of the Flight Attendants and other Cabin Crewmembers aboard G FORCE ONE along with various other security duties. Tim also serves as Executive Director of the ZG4STEM Foundation, a nonprofit effort to encourage students to enter STEM careers. Tim has been with Zero-G in various roles since 2003. In that time he has accumulated nearly 9,000 parabolas over 400 flights.

Outside of his Zero-G work, Tim has put together space conferences around the globe and covered space shuttle launches from Kennedy Space Center. He is Executive Director of The SpaceKind Foundation (best known for their annual Yuri’s Night parties) which also serves as the fiscal sponsor of ZG4STEM. Tim also sits on the Board of ATHENA Rapid Response Innovation Lab in Alexandria, VA. Prior to his current role at Zero-G, he was an independent program management consultant with clients including NASA, DARPA, the Marine Corps, and the US Department of Energy.

Tim holds a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Studies from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and is married to a brilliant aerospace engineer. They live near Washington D.C. with their two adventurous kids (9 and 13).

Gregory Melon

Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Gregory Melon is Zero-G’s Vice President of Sales & Marketing, responsible for all marketing and sales operations.

Gregory is a creative strategist with over 10 years of experience building, managing, and optimizing marketing teams. His extensive background in sales, marketing, and business strategy has helped grow both early– and late-stage companies alike—from law firms and tech companies, to Congressional campaigns and national security firms.

These days he spends his time fine tuning Zero-G’s marketing funnel and curating creative campaigns that drive real revenue.

Gregory graduated from the University of South Carolina with degrees in International Business, Marketing, & Mandarin Chinese. Outside of work, Gregory can be found either riding his motorcycle or burying his nose in a book.

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