Jeffrey Tarr joined DigitalGlobe in 2011 as President and CEO. Under Jeff’s leadership, DigitalGlobe has grown annual revenue from $300 million to $700 million and strengthened its commitment to its purpose of Seeing a better world®. DigitalGlobe’s imagery, platforms and insights serve end-users across the U.S. government and its allies, and enable the maps and geospatial applications relied on by billions of consumers. DigitalGlobe has also expanded into geospatial analytics with its Geospatial Big Data Platform where users run hundreds of applications on DigitalGlobe’s 15-plus-year time-lapse imagery library, revealing insights that help solve critical problems. Prior to joining DigitalGlobe in 2011, Jeff served as president and COO of IHS, chairman and CEO of Hoover’s and a division president with Dun & Bradstreet, and began his career with Bain & Company. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), and serves on the boards of CEB (NYSE: CEB), the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation, and the Management Board of the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Jeff has an undergraduate degree from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Timothy M. Hascall
Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer, General Manager – ImageryExecutive Bio
Timothy M. Hascall joined DigitalGlobe in October 2011 and currently serves as our Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer. Prior to joining us, from 2004 to 2011, Tim served as a senior executive at TriZetto, most recently as President, BCBS Market. Additionally, Tim prior experience includes General Manager, North America for Equitant. Tim began his business career with Andersen Consulting, later Accenture, and was made partner in 1996. Tim holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska, and achieved the rank of Major in the United States Marine Corps, serving as an imagery intelligence officer.
Dr. Walter S. Scott
Executive Vice President and Founder, Chief Technical Officer and Executive Leader - Platform and ServicesExecutive Bio
Dr. Walter S. Scott is our founder and currently serves as our Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer. He is responsible for DigitalGlobe’s Platform and Services Business Units, as well as space system acquisition. From 1986 through 1992, Walter held a number of technical, program, and department management positions at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, including serving as the assistant associate director of the Physics Department. Prior to this, Walter served as president of Scott Consulting, a Unix systems and applications consulting firm. Walter holds a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Mathematics, magna cum laude, from Harvard College and a Doctorate and Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.
Gary W. Ferrera joined DigitalGlobe in 2015 as our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. From January 2014 through January 2015, he was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Intrawest Resorts. From March 2013 through January 2014, Gary was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Great Wolf Resorts, Inc. and also served previously served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of National CineMedia, L.L.C., a subsidiary of National CineMedia, Inc., from May 2007 through February 2013. Gary also currently serves as a director of Colorado Public Radio. Gary holds an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management and a B.S. in Accounting from Bentley College, magna cum laude.
Neal Anderson joined DigitalGlobe in March 1995 and was one of the company’s first employees. Neal currently serves as Senior Vice President, Space Programs where he is responsible for a wide variety of tasks, including business development and defining and procuring next-generation concepts and capabilities. Neal has more than 49 years of experience in the aerospace industry experience. Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, Neal held numerous engineering, program development and management positions in the United States Air Force, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation and Spectrum Astro Inc. He has been directly involved in more than 30 satellite hardware and launch programs. Neal has a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Science degree in engineering management from the University of Dayton.
Jeff Culwell joined DigitalGlobe in 1998, and currently serves as Sr. Vice President of Operations. DigitalGlobe’s Operations serves our Commercial and US Government customers, providing low latency imagery via direct access to the satellite or via electronic terrestrial communications. Jeff is also responsible for our satellite constellation, remote ground terminals, and our customer installations enabling direct access to the constellation. Prior to DigitalGlobe, Jeff was at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory working on the Galileo mission to explore Jupiter and its moons and subsequently working on the Deep Space 1 mission to prove 13 new satellite technologies. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering Sciences from University of Colorado at Boulder, and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from California State University, Los Angeles.
Tony currently serves as Senior Vice President, General Manager of our Services business. Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, Tony Frazier led GeoEye’s Marketing and Communications teams and provided executive oversight of its Information Services business. In this role, Tony led strategic initiatives to reposition GeoEye’s offerings, grow revenue, and diversify the business. Prior to joining GeoEye, Tony served as Senior Director of Product Management at Cisco Systems, where he brought to market emerging technologies core to Cisco’s video and collaboration strategy. Prior to Cisco, Tony held senior marketing roles at innovative technology firms of all sizes. He served as Vice President of Americas Marketing at Infor, Senior Vice President of Marketing at iPhrase Technologies an MIT start-up acquired by IBM, and Director of Business Development at pcOrder.com. Tony began his career in strategic consulting at Bain & Company. Tony holds an MBA with distinction from Harvard University, and a Bachelors of Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.
Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Communications and MarketingExecutive Bio
Stephanie Georges has served as our SVP, Corporate Strategy, Communications and Marketing since May 2015. Stephanie was an advisory partner with Genesis, Inc., a Denver-based consultancy since June 2013 where she provided strategy and investor relations consulting to companies in a broad range of industries. Prior to Genesis, she was Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development at CenturyLink. Serving in the same role at Qwest Communications International, she was one of four senior executives selected to join the CenturyLink Leadership Team, post-merger. During her ten years at both companies, Stephanie’s responsibilities included corporate strategy, product innovation, brand strategy, investor relations and mergers and acquisitions. Before joining Qwest, Stephanie held various management and analyst positions including 18 years covering the Telecommunications Services sector as a top-ranked sell-side analyst on Wall Street. Stephanie joined Qwest in 2002 from Morgan Stanley where she served as senior telecommunications services analyst, and was recognized as an “All-Star Analyst” by Institutional Investor Magazine and a “Top Stock Picker” by the Wall Street Journal. Stephanie has served as a director of Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. since July 2013. Stephanie holds an MBA from The Wharton School and a BA in Economics from Wellesley College.
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, General Manager - International Defense & IntelligenceExecutive Bio
Dan Jablonsky joined DigitalGlobe in 2012 and currently serves as our Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Prior to DigitalGlobe, Dan was an attorney at Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber, Schreck and led global legal teams while at Flextronics International LTD, a global multi-billion dollar technology supply chain company. Dan holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy, a Juris Doctor from the University of Washington School of Law, and is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law. Additionally, Dan served as a Surface Warfare Officer and Nuclear Engineer in the U.S. Navy.
Jeff Kerridge joined DigitalGlobe in 1996 and currently serves as our Sr. Vice President of Defense and Intelligence Programs. Previously, he was Senior Vice President and General Manager responsible for the Defense and Intelligence Business Unit, which included sales, marketing, production and customer service to all international and U.S. defense/intelligence customers. Jeff joined DigitalGlobe in 1996 as director of Defense/Intelligence Sales and was appointed vice president of Sales and Marketing in 1998. In addition to sales, Jeff managed Government Relations for the company from 1998-2003. Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, Jeff spent nearly 12 years with the Central Intelligence Agency’s National Photographic Interpretation Center (which ultimately became a part of NGA), serving in many capacities including strategic planning, division level officer; program management, branch chief; and analyst. Jeff earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in geography from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Amy Minnick joined DigitalGlobe in 2016 as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Commercial Imagery. In this role, she drives the Commercial Business working with the Sales, Marketing, Product and Strategy organizations, and focuses on building relationships with key customers to ensure our product portfolio aligns with their needs. Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, she worked at IHS Markit for six years, most recently as Senior Vice President, General Manager for the technology, media and telecom business. Previously, Amy worked at LexisNexis and at McKinsey & Co. as a consultant in the technology, media and telecom practice. She began her career at Goldman Sachs as an analyst in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. She also currently serves as a board member of the Colorado Innovation Network. Amy has a bachelor’s degree in political economy from Williams College and an MBA from Harvard Business School where she graduated as a Baker Scholar.
Jeff Robertson joined DigitalGlobe in February 2014 and currently serves as our Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, from 2009-2013, Jeff led the Information Technology organization at ADT Security Services, where he served as Chief Information Officer. ADT provides security, video, and home automation solutions to over 6.5 million residential customers and over 100,000 large corporations and US Government agencies. Additionally, Jeff’s prior experience includes launching of an internet start-up and serving as a Senior IT Portfolio Director at CNA Financial Services. Jeff started his career at IBM and spent ten years at Andersen Consulting (later known as Accenture) supporting global organizations. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
Marcy Steinke joined DigitalGlobe in 2011 and currently serves as our Senior Vice President, Government Relations and Public Policy. Marcy is a retired United States Air Force Colonel with 25 years Department of Defense (DOD) experience. Marcy served as Director of Congressional Legislative Affairs for the Chairman and the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Most recently she served Presidents Bush and Obama as Director of The White House Operations Directorate. Marcy has served our nation in support of Iraq and Afghanistan and was a Combat Instructor Pilot. Marcy holds a B.S. in Nursing from the College of St. Scholastica, a Masters of Health Service Administration from the Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business and received a Fellowship from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Foreign Politics, International Relations and the National Interest. Additionally she is a member of the Board of Trustees of the College of St. Scholastica and adjunct faculty at Arizona State University.
Jose Torres joined DigitalGlobe in January 2016, and currently serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer. Jose has more than 19 years of experience in public company accounting, financial planning and reporting, treasury, and audit. Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, Jose was the Vice President of Accounting, Financial Reporting and MIS for the ADT Corporation. Before ADT, Jose held a number of roles with Tyco International, including North America Regional Assistant Controller, Corporate Controller for SimplexGrinnell (a Division of Tyco International), Controller for optical retailer Sterling Vision and Assistant Treasurer at Safety Components International. Jose started his career in New York as a public accountant with Arthur Andersen. Jose has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and business management from Boston College, and an MBA from Florida Atlantic University.
Grover N. Wray joined DigitalGlobe in 2011 and currently serves as the Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. His responsibilities include Human Resources, Real Estate and Facilities. Prior to DigitalGlobe, Grover led professional, organizational and leadership development initiatives as Executive Vice President of Human Resources at Western Union, a Fortune 500 company based in Englewood, Colorado, and as Vice President, Leadership, Professional Development and Staffing at Janus Capital Group. Grover also held CHRO responsibilities at Heidrick & Struggles, North America and Arthur Andersen, North America. While at Andersen, in addition to leading HR, he also advised clients on change management. Grover holds a Bachelor of Science in Sociology and a Masters of Organizational Behavior, both from Brigham Young University.
Dr. Shay Har-Noy serves as Vice President, General Manager of our Platform business -- our fast pace, high growth effort to get DigitalGlobe’s 15 year digital library in the cloud and available for processing. Before joining DigitalGlobe, Shay (Shy) was founder and CEO of Tomnod, an innovative company combining crowdsourcing and machine learning to create new applications for satellite imagery. Tomnod was acquired by DigitalGlobe in early 2013 and is now a critical component of our Geospatial Big Data portfolio. Shay was previously at ViaSat where he worked on the deployment and market positioning of satellite communication systems around the globe. Shay graduated summa cum laude from Rice University with degrees in Economics and Electrical Engineering and received a Ph.D in Electrical Engineering with research in image processing from UC-San Diego.