Matthew O’Connell receives Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award

Matthew O’Connell receives Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award

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Virginia, USA, 25 June 2007: GeoEye announced that its President & CEO, Matthew O’Connell, received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2007 award for the Communications category. The Ernst & Young award recognizes best entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic, growing businesses.

Matthew O’Connell was selected by an independent panel of judges and the award was presented at an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year gala event at the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner, Virginia on June 21, 2007.

After receiving the award, O’Connell said, “I owe this award to the men and women of GeoEye and it’s a tribute to the dramatic growth of the commercial remote sensing industry as well.”