Norcross, GA — ERDAS Inc. is pleased to announce that industry veteran Joel Campbell will join the management team as the new President in January 2010, reporting to the ERDAS Board of Directors.
Mr. Campbell is well known and highly regarded throughout the geospatial industry, where he has been a featured speaker, lecturer and trainer for many geospatial organizations around the world. He has over 20 years of experience in the geospatial industry, in a variety of senior roles including sales, business development and product management. His previous employers include GeoEye, Definiens, EarthData and ESRI, along with operating his own consulting firm.
Most recently, Campbell was the Senior Director of Product Management for GeoEye, where he helped manage the company’s expansion into new commercial markets and supported the launch of products from the recently launched GeoEye-1 earth imaging satellite. During more than a decade with ESRI, he held chief leadership and management positions in the U.S. sales operation. These included Director of U.S. Sales, supervising regional offices and several hundred staff members, as well as expanding the company’s presence in the Washington D.C. area.
“Joel brings invaluable experience to ERDAS.” said Juergen Dold, President, Geospatial Solutions Division, Hexagon “We are pleased that he will be joining the management team, where he can apply his diverse experience across the geospatial value chain from capture to delivery.”
“ERDAS offers a compelling suite of products to the geospatial community, providing the world’s most respected desktop remote sensing and photogrammetry solutions, complimented with innovative enterprise solutions,” said Campbell. “I am thrilled to join the management team as we continue to focus on serving the full spectrum of our customers’ needs.”
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ERDAS – The Earth to Business Company – helps organizations harness the information of the changing earth for greater advantage. ERDAS creates geospatial business systems that transform our earth’s data into business information, enabling individuals, businesses and public agencies to quickly access, manage, process and share that information from anywhere. Using secure geospatial information, ERDAS solutions improve employee, customer and partner visibility to information, enabling them to respond faster and collaborate better. It also means better decision-making, increased productivity and new revenue streams. Welcome to ERDAS: a trusted name, with a new energy, and a new vision. Earth to business starts here. ERDAS is a part of the Hexagon Group, Sweden. For more information about ERDAS or its products and services, please call +1 770 776 3400, toll free +1 866 534 2286, or visit www.erdas.com.