DigitalGlobe appoints new Director

DigitalGlobe appoints new Director

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DigitalGlobe, provider of high- resolution commercial satellite imagery and geo spatial information products, has hired Ray Summerell as its new director of customer solutions. In this role, Summerell will leverage the company’s current market position to create new business opportunities and support existing market segments. Specifically, Summerell will address customer relationships, product evolution, partnerships and new business opportunities surrounding the company’s work with U.S. federal civilian agencies, lands, real estate, facilities and infrastructure, as well as state and local governments.

Summerell is a spatial information solutions industry veteran who pioneered the use of digital mapping for use in military installation planning and management, created a series of flood data mapping products for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and created the first set of mapping and GIS standards for facilities, infrastructure and environment, which make up the basis for the current federal CAD/GIS Technology Center for Facilities, Infrastructure and Environment (CTCFIE) spatial data standards.