Arvada, USA, December 05, 2007: Pixxures, Inc., provider of aerial mapping, direct digital image processing, GIS services and imagery Web services, announced that Kumar Navulur has joined Pixxures’ staff as Vice President of Business Development.
“We are very excited to have someone with Kumar’s extensive background on our team. His expertise and understanding of Remote Sensing from a very technical perspective will help enhance Pixxures’ service line by creating value-added products,” said Chuck Killpack, CEO of Pixxures, Inc. “Pixxures has significantly increased our capability over the last few years. We have built a state-of-the-art processing facility and acquired our first direct digital aerial sensor earlier this year. Under the guidance of Kumar, these capabilities will allow Pixxures to introduce many new and exciting products to the market.”
Mr. Navulur started his career at Resource21, LLC as Principal Engineer and Director of Technology Development. From there, he joined DigitalGlobe as Sr. Manager/Product Architect where he managed a team of scientists to develop multi-spectral imagery using state-of-the-art object oriented technology. As Chief Technology Officer at Spectrum, Mr. Navulur was responsible for the technical direction of the company. He managed the Technology Development Group and oversaw new product development, streamlined production and improved overall through put. Prior to joining Pixxures, Mr. Navulur was a Sr. Consultant with NewFields, LLC, environmental consulting firm. He spearheaded the geo-spatial technology development and technology transfer within the NewFields companies and developed a geo-spatial consulting practice to serve customers in the Oil and Gas, State and Local governments, Engineering and other industries.
In his new role as Vice President of Business Development at Pixxures, Mr. Navulur will focus on building new products and content for many different markets. “I consider this a great opportunity to join a high technology company that through creative technical innovation has the resources needed for developing cost-effective imagery based products,” said Mr. Navulur. “I am anxious to contribute what I can to assist Pixxures in bringing to fruition a set of new products and services.”