US: Spot Image Corporation has hired Bob Shafer as Director of Defense Programs. Bob comes to Spot Image from IGIS Technologies, where he served as Director of Business Development and was responsible for establishing and expanding a Defense and Federal presence for their GIS and geospatial services. Before that, he served in various positions at Group Systems, Evoke Software, Legent Corporation, Uniserv Systems, and Ajilon Consulting.
“Bob brings over 25 years of experience in building and implementing sales and business development processes in industry leading, high-growth technology companies,” states Greg Buckman, Spot Image Corporation’s Director of Sales and Marketing.
“Bob posses the right mix of technical savvy, industry knowledge, and ability to quickly assimilate customer requirements. This will uniquely enable Bob to help our DoD customers leverage Spot Image’s current capabilities, as well as prepare for the upcoming very-high-resolution Pleiades satellite.”
Source: Spot Image