Zero-G Staff

Allison Odyssey

Chief Executive Officer

Allison Odyssey is Zero-G’s Chief Executive Officer with responsibility for the overall management of the business, communications with the board and stakeholders, fundraising, high-level sales and marketing, and investor relationships. She also oversees flight operations, training, maintenance, customer service, business systems, IT, and HR.

Odyssey has been working in the NewSpace industry since 2001 and has served in various roles focused on advancing the commercialization of space. Most recently, Odyssey was the CEO of NewSpace Global, the global leader in data analysis and coverage of the commercial space industry.

She also held the position of Vice President, NewSpace Market Development at Space Florida. In this capacity, she facilitated investments in several commercial space companies while helping to refresh the brand of Cape Canaveral Spaceport to be commercially friendly. Odyssey also managed the formation of the space commerce park, Exploration Park at Kennedy Space Center, and held various board seats during her tenure.

She was an early employee of Zero-G starting in 2004, where she managed operations and led the inflight team on commercial weightless flights throughout the US. Odyssey also spent time early in her career designing and engineering parachutes for Performance Designs in Deland, FL.

She holds a Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Bachelor of Science degrees in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Jack O'Neill

Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Jack O'Neill is the Vice President of Sales and Finance for Zero-G, responsible for leading classified projects and expansion efforts.

O'Neill is a five-year aviation veteran, previously specializing in rotorcraft optimization at Blade Urban Air Mobility where he spearheaded new market operational buildouts, strategic ground infrastructure initiatives, and countless partnerships and co-branded activations. Additionally, Jack managed day-to-day helicopter operations in Blade's core markets and assisted in projects to progress the Company's transition from privately owned to publicly traded on the NASDAQ.

Jack holds a Bachelor of Science from Boston College, Double Majoring in Finance and Entrepreneurship with a Minor in Applied Psychology and Human Development.

James Williams

Vice President of Finance

James Williams is Zero-G's Vice President of Finance. He has in-depth experience in investment banking, principal investments, restructuring and corporate development at firms such as Lazard, Credit Suisse and DLJ.

Mr. Williams holds an MBA in Finance, a BS in Industrial Engineering and a BA in Economics, each from Columbia University.

Michelle Peters

Director of Research and Education

Michelle Peters joined the Zero-G team in early 2007 and currently works as the Director of Research & Education. Having completed more than 200 flights and 5,000 parabolas, she regularly floats and flips with passengers as one of two Zero-G Flight Attendants onboard most flights. Her experience further includes supporting NASA research missions as the ZERO-G safety lead, coaching inflight teams on fun flights, managing the Weightless Lab research program, creating educational initiatives, and more.

Dedicated to the highest standards of excellence in every aspect of her Zero-G career, Michelle continues to aid thousands of clients from ages 8 to 80 to achieve their Weightless Experience® goals. Whether advancing scientific investigations and STEM studies or ensuring a safe and exciting experience onboard G-FORCE ONE®, Michelle remains firmly committed to Zero-G’s mission of making the experience of weightlessness available to everyone.

Gregory Melon

Director of Marketing & Consumer Sales

Gregory Melon is Zero-G’s Director of Marketing & Consumer Sales, responsible for all marketing operations and individual seat sales.

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.

Ranjit (RJ) Daniel

Director of Flight Day 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.

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).

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