Diane Dimeff is the executive director of eSpace: The Center for Space Entrepreneurship in
Boulder, Colorado and the Chief Advisor – Space Commerce Program for the Space Foundation,
located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She has also taught aerospace entrepreneurship, market
analysis, customer discovery and strategy in the CU Boulder Aerospace Engineering Sciences
Diane has over 30 years of experience in the field of education - as a teacher, consultant, and
program developer. Prior to joining eSpace, Diane was the associate dean at Carnegie Mellon
University's Silicon Valley campus, the assistant dean and director of MBA programs at the
Leeds School of Business at CU Boulder, and the executive director of the evening and weekend
MBA programs at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business.
An educator by background, Diane began her career as a high school mathematics teacher and
has taught quantitative methods, marketing, and strategy in business schools at both the
undergraduate and graduate levels. Diane earned her B.A. in anthropology and mathematics, her
mathematics and social sciences teaching credentials, as well as her MBA from the University of
California at Berkeley.