Space Imaging, the provider of Earth imagery and related services to commercial and government markets, announced the appointment of Jim Roper to director of Defense/Intelligence Solutions Sales and John Lee to director of Civilian and Commercial Solutions Sales.
Jim Roper, director of Defense/Intelligence Solutions Sales, leads the team responsible for expanding our business base and sales within the Department of Defense and national intelligence agencies. Roper has more than 17 years experience in the high-tech, telecommunications and software industries, both in the public and private sectors. Prior to joining Space Imaging, Roper was director of sales for the Network Operations Software division of Lucent Technologies. Prior to Lucent, Roper held various sales and sales management positions at Jones Cyber Solutions, Oracle Corporation, Tandem Computers and EDS. Roper holds a bachelor of art’s degree from the University of Puget Sound.
John Lee, director of Civilian and Commercial Solutions Sales, manages a team of five regional sales managers who provide enterprise GIS and imagery solutions to North American customers. Lee has more than 20 years of sales and business development experience in the GIS industry. Prior to joining Space Imaging, Lee was director of Worldwide Product Distribution for DigitalGlobe where his reseller channels included Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. Before that Lee was program manager for Unisys working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture on GIS data warehousing and database Web development. Lee holds a master’s of science degree in Wildlife Biology from Colorado State University.