Longmont, CO – June 5, 2007 – DigitalGlobe, the leading content provider of the world’s highest-resolution commercial satellite imagery and geospatial information products, today announced the promotion of three vice presidents: Dawn Sienicki, government relations; Mike McGill, U.S. sales, commercial business unit; and, Barry Clapp, international sales, commercial business unit.
Sienicki leads DigitalGlobe’s Washington D.C. operations. Her responsibilities include serving as a liaison between the company and Capitol Hill and the executive branch, with a focus on policy, legislative and political matters. She is currently the elected president of Women in Aerospace. Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, Sienicki was executive director of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Space Enterprise Council, an organization Sienicki founded to better serve U.S. companies with investment and business interests in commercial space.
McGill leads DigitalGlobe’s commercial sales activities in the U.S. His responsibilities include leading domestic sales of the company’s satellite and aerial imagery products and supporting the growth of reseller and partner relationships. Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, McGill served as market development manager and director of sales and business development at Autodesk.
Clapp leads DigitalGlobe’s commercial sales activities internationally. His responsibilities include leading global sales, increasing international market share and building new revenue streams through strategic partnerships. Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, Clapp headed Worldwide Sales for Advanced Electron Beams, a venture-backed maker of electron beam generation equipment for the environmental and sterilization industries.
“Dawn, Mike and Barry have all been incredible assets to DigitalGlobe and we are pleased to recognize their extraordinary industry leadership and their enormous contribution to the company’s success,” said Jill Smith, CEO of DigitalGlobe. “They have been key to our rapid growth in the defense and intelligence and commercial markets. Each has a unique set of strategic skills that is invaluable to DigitalGlobe’s evolution in the dynamic geospatial market.”
Longmont, Colo.-based DigitalGlobe (www.digitalglobe.com) is the clear leader in the global commercial Earth imagery and geospatial information market. The company’s technical superiority and innovation, unparalleled commitment to customer service, extensive business partner network and open systems philosophy make DigitalGlobe the preferred supplier of imagery products to government and commercial markets. DigitalGlobe is the only geospatial content provider to take an end-to-end approach to geospatial imagery, from acquiring proprietary high-resolution images through a leading- edge satellite and aerial network, to integrating and distributing that data through GlobeXplorer, a proprietary web-based search and retrieval system that makes it easy to find, purchase and download global imagery. DigitalGlobe’s QuickBird satellite is the world’s highest resolution commercial imaging system. The company’s next-generation WorldView 1 satellite is scheduled to launch in mid-2007, and its WorldView 2 satellite is anticipated to launch in late 2008. The company’s updated and growing ImageLibrary contains over three hundred million square kilometers of satellite and aerial imagery suited to countless applications for people who map, view, navigate and study the earth.