|[July 14, 2014]
OmniEarth Forms New Advisory Board
ARLINGTON, Va. --(Business Wire)--
OmniEarth LLC announced the formation of a strategic Advisory Board,
whose mission is to help develop strategic plans, expand market
opportunities, and provide key industry contacts. The Advisory Board is
composed of influential senior executives who are current or former
leaders in the aerospace and information services industries.
"The Advisory Board members have an incredible depth of operating
experience and strategic insight, and we are pleased to have such
heavy-hitters on our team. They are an extraordinary source of
inspiration and guidance for us as a developing company," said Lars
Dyrud, president and CEO of OmniEarth.
Composition of the OmniEarth Advisory Board
Lt. Gen. John H. Campbell, USAF Ret.
John Campbell (News - Alert) has
served as Executive Vice President of Government Programs for Iridium
Communications 2006 - 2012, and continues as Chair of their Government
Advisory Board. Prior, he served as Principal, Defense and Intelligence,
for Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA). Gen. Campbell retired from
the U.S. Air Force after a 32-year career.
Mr. Douglas Gibson
Doug Gibson has a wealth of experience in
the international energy sector. He has a proven track record of taking
new and advanced technologies to the oil and gas market, including
seismic technology, downhole monitoring technology, communications
technology and real-time data management. Gibson is currently the
Principal Consultant to a major oil company on Seismic and Real Time
Data Management systems and Director and Co-Founder of Fotech Solutions,
provding first class fiber optic monitoring solutions for downhole,
pipelines, security and rail. Previous positions include senior-level
roles at Vibtech, Petrosol Venezuela, and Halliburton.
Dr. Michael Griffin
Michael Griffin is the Chairman and CEO
of Schafer Corporation. Previously, he was the Administrator of NASA
from 2005 - 2009 and, prior to that, he was the Space Department Head at
the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. He has also
held numerous faculty and executive positions including President and
COO of In-Q-Tel, CEO of Magellan (News - Alert) Systems, General Manager of Orbital
Sciences Corporation's Space Systems Group.
Ms. Katherine Hall
Katherine Hall has held senior leadership
positions in both private industry and the U.S. Intelligence Community.
From 2008 - 2013, she was Vice President and General Manager for Global
Intelligence at BAE Systems (News - Alert). Previously, she was a senior director at
both the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and the Central
Dr. Donald M. Kerr
Don Kerr is a trustee of the MITRE
Corporation; a director of Michael Baker International LLC, Orbis
Operations LLC, and U.S. Space LLC; and a member of the Defense Science
Board and MIT Lincoln Laboratory's Advisory Board. He currently serves
as a consultant for a number of aerospace and defense companies, after
holding high-level posts in both corporate and governmental
Mr. Frank McKenna
Frank McKenna served as President and
Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of International Launch Services.
McKenna has more than three decades of experience in the aerospace and
space launch business, including positions at Martin Marietta and
Lockheed Martin, which was a partner in ILS until 2006.
Mr. Chris Morton (News - Alert)
Chris Morton brings a wealth of information
industry experience. Over the past 20 years, he has successfully driven
top-line growth mostly for Thomson Reuters (News - Alert) where his last position was
Senior Vice President & General Manager of the Corporate Sector, with
particular expertise in valuing content for different customer segments.
OmniEarth improves our subscribers' ability to visualize the world
around them by enhancing their ability to see, analyze, and react to
change in real time. Through a constant stream of geoinformatics,
OmniEarth subscribers always have access to imagery and derived
information products from any location on Earth - on demand and over
time. Our desire to investigate unanswered questions about our changing
planet has led us to produce a reliable, constant data stream and
enhanced decision-making tools for subscribers in the agriculture,
forestry, energy, civil and military markets … and everyone else who
wants to better understand Earth. www.omniearth.net
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