GeoNorth Announces New Director of Sales, Federal Programs

Anchorage, Alaska – GeoNorth (, one of the nation’s premier Geospatial and Information Technology solutions providers headquartered in Anchorage, has just appointed Mr. Jonathan Heinsius to the newly created position of Director of Sales, Federal Programs.

Mr. Heinsius is a seasoned sales and business development professional with coming to GeoNorth with over 18 years of direct, hands-on experience in the geospatial and remote sensing industry. In 1996, Mr. Heinsius began his career in the remote sensing industry providing technical support and services to US Federal and international customers for Core Software Technology; a provider of geospatial catalog and archiving systems. His responsibilities at the time included the implementation, operation, and management of a network of remote sensing, data acquisition systems installed at over 15 ground receiving stations worldwide. Mr. Heinsius eventually became Sales Manager to the US Intelligence community for TerraGo Technologies; a provider of desktop and server software designed to increase accessibility and distribution of complex, geospatial products and solutions to GIS and non-GIS users alike. In May of 2010, Mr. Heinsius joined Intermap Technologies as Director of Sales, and was tasked with managing Intermap’s US Federal business, including its U.S. Defense and Intelligence clients. Mr. Heinsius received his Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies (Land Use Policy and Planning) from the University of California at Santa Cruz.

“Jon is exactly what this growing company needs—more people who understand what the end user is trying to do with geospatial data”, states Michael McCarthy, GeoNorth’s General Manager. “Jon has spent a great deal of time being thoughtful about helping customers make better decisions with the type of information we provide. We are very excited about how he will bring the accumulation of that experience to bear on how we offer, deliver, and support our customers’ on-going missions.”

About GeoNorth
GeoNorth, LLC, is an Alaska Native Corporation and wholly owned subsidiary of The Tatitlek Corporation located at 561 E 36th Avenue in Anchorage, Alaska. The firm specializes in such Geospatial and IT solutions as Optical and Radar Satellite Imagery Capture, Downlinks, and Dissemination and Distribution, GIS (Geographic Information Systems), Database Management, Web Design and Development, Mobile Applications, and Graphic Design Services. Since 1994 the firm has serviced federal, state, and local government agencies, utilities, oil and gas firms, natural resources companies, and private and Native corporations throughout the United States and abroad. The company also has office locations in the Pacific Northwest and Washington, DC, and operates remotely out of additional locations in Idaho, Montana, Florida, Pennsylvania, California, and Colorado. For more information, please visit us at, or search for ‘GeoNorth’ on Facebook Bob Johnson, Director of Marketing, may be reached directly by calling (907) 646-4535.