Dulles, US: GeoEye appointed Steven P. Wallach to the new position of Senior Vice President of product integration.
GeoEye’s Chief Operating Officer Bill Schuster said, “Steve was part of the senior leadership group at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and is recognised as a leader in the geospatial industry. At GeoEye, he will leverage his extensive geospatial experience and leadership skills to identify new product opportunities and lead their integration into our portfolio. Steve will work closely with all elements of the business to develop detailed business plans as part of our product rollout strategy.”
“This role provides an inspiring new challenge for me after proudly serving the NGA and the defence, intelligence and civil communities for the bulk of my professional career. I look forward to applying my geospatial data management and product development skills in the commercial markets,” Wallach said.
Wallach last served as the NGA’s Geospatial Intelligence information executive, where he championed the NGA Data Center and their data management activities. He also served as the Department of Defense’s senior agency official for Geospatial Information, representing the agency at the federal level.
Earlier in his career, Wallach served at the Defense Mapping Agency, where he produced various specialised geospatial products; managed telecommunications programs; supervised software development, geospatial production and operations support organizations; and led the Agency’s weapons and systems development support.