The DigitalGlobe senior management team is a strong group of leaders with diverse and relevant background in business, finance, marketing, technology and operations.
Jeffrey R. TarrPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Jeffrey Tarr joined DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) in April 2011 as President and CEO. During his career, Tarr has held leadership positions at some of the world’s leading information businesses. Prior to DigitalGlobe, he was President and COO of IHS (NYSE: IHS). During his tenure IHS grew from $400 million in revenue in 2004 to more than $1 billion in 2010, through both rapid organic growth and more than 40 acquisitions, including Jane’s Information Group, Lloyd’s Register Fairplay and Global Insight. Prior to IHS, Tarr was Chairman and CEO of Hoover’s, another publicly traded information company and a division president at Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE: DNB).
Mr. Tarr began his career with Bain & Company. He holds an undergraduate degree in Public and International Affairs from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School and an MBA from Stanford University. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Corporate Executive Board (NYSE: CEB).
Jeffrey Tarr - Executive Bio
Timothy M. HascallExecutive Vice President, Operations and Customer Experience
Timothy M. Hascall joined DigitalGlobe in October 2011 and currently serves as our Executive Vice President of Operations and Customer Experience. Prior to joining us, from 2004 to 2011, Mr. Hascall served as a senior executive at TriZetto, most recently as President, BCBS Market. Additionally, Mr. Hascall’s prior experience includes General Manager, North America for Equitant. Mr. Hascall began his business career with Andersen Consulting, later Accenture, and was made partner in 1996. Mr. Hascall holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska, and achieved the rank of Major in the United States Marine Corps, serving as an imagery intelligence officer.
Timothy Hascall - Executive Bio
Dr. Walter S. ScottExecutive Vice President, Chief Technical Officer and Founder
Dr. Walter S. Scott is our founder and currently serves as our Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer. From 1986 through 1992, Dr. Scott held a number of technical, program and department management positions at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, including serving as the assistant associate director of the Physics Department. Prior to this, Dr. Scott served as president of Scott Consulting, a Unix systems and applications consulting firm. Dr. Scott holds a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Mathematics, magna cum laude, from Harvard College and a Doctorate and Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.
Walter Scott - Executive Bio
Yancey L. SpruillExecutive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Yancey L. Spruill joined DigitalGlobe in 2004 and currently serves as our Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Prior to joining us, from 2000 to 2004, Mr. Spruill served as a Principal in the Investment Banking group at Thomas Weisel Partners. Additionally, Mr. Spruill’s prior experience includes employment in the Mergers & Acquisitions department at Lehman Brothers Inc. and in the Corporate Finance department at J.P. Morgan & Company. Mr. Spruill also served in several engineering roles with Corning Incorporated and The Clorox Company. Mr. Spruill holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech and a Master of Business Administration from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.
Yancey L. Spruill - Executive Bio
Tony FrazierSenior Vice President, Marketing and Insight
Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, Tony Frazier led GeoEye’s Marketing and Communications teams and provided executive oversight of its Information Services business. In this role, Mr. Frazier led strategic initiatives to reposition GeoEye’s offerings, grow revenue, and diversify the business. Prior to joining GeoEye, Mr. Frazier served as Senior Director of Product Management at Cisco Systems, where he brought to market emerging technologies core to Cisco’s video and collaboration strategy. Prior to Cisco, Mr. Frazier held senior marketing roles at innovative technology firms of all sizes. He served as Vice President of Americas Marketing at Infor, Senior Vice President of Marketing at iPhrase Technologies an MIT start-up acquired by IBM, and Director of Business Development at pcOrder.com. Mr. Frazier began his career in strategic consulting at Bain & Company. Mr. Frazier holds an MBA with distinction from Harvard University, and a Bachelors of Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.
Tony Frazier - Executive Bio
Dan JablonskySenior Vice President and General Counsel
Dan Jablonsky joined DigitalGlobe in 2012 and currently serves as our Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Prior to DigitalGlobe, Dan was an attorney at Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber, Schreck and led global legal teams while at Flextronics International LTD, a global multi-billion dollar technology supply chain company. Mr. Jablonsky holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from U.S. Naval Academy, a Juris Doctor from the University of Washington School of Law, and is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law. Additionally, Mr. Jablonsky served as a Surface Warfare Officer and Nuclear Engineer in the U.S. Navy).
Dan Jablonsky - Executive Bio
Amy ShaperoSenior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development
Amy Shapero joined DigitalGlobe in March 2011 and currently serves as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development. Ms. Shapero has a history of driving growth and building value for companies that combine complex information and technology to produce insight. Prior to DigitalGlobe, Ms. Shapero served as Chief Financial Officer of Spot Trading LLC, a private technology-enabled financial services company specializing in options pricing and trading. Prior to Spot, Ms. Shapero held senior finance positions at The McGraw-Hill Companies, a publicly traded global diversified information services company. She served as Senior Vice President, Finance of Standard & Poor’s business unit and Vice President, Financial Analysis, Planning and M&A at McGraw-Hill Corporate, where she was instrumental in completing several acquisitions including J.D. Power & Associates and Capital IQ. Ms. Shapero's earlier career included positions at Goldman Sachs and other top-tier investment banks, where she completed $18 billion of corporate finance and M&A transactions for growth companies. Ms. Shapero holds a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the University of Illinois and a Master of Business Administration, Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Amy Shapero - Executive Bio
Marcy SteinkeSenior Vice President, Government Relations
Marcy Steinke joined DigitalGlobe in 2011 and currently serves as our Senior Vice President, Government Relations. Ms. Steinke is a retired United States Air Force Colonel with 25 years Department of Defense (DOD) experience. Ms. Steinke served as Director of Congressional Legislative Affairs for the Chairman and the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Most recently she served Presidents Bush and Obama as Director of The White House Operations Directorate. Ms. Steinke has served our nation in support of Iraq and Afghanistan and was a Combat Instructor Pilot. Ms. Steinke holds a B.S. in Nursing from the College of St. Scholastica, a Masters of Health Service Administration from the Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business and received a Fellowship from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Foreign Politics, International Relations and the National Interest. Additionally she is a member of the Board of Trustees of the College of St. Scholastica and adjunct faculty at Arizona State University.
Marcy Steinke - Executive Bio
Chris TullySenior Vice President, U.S. Government Sales
Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, Chris Tully led GeoEye’s global sales organization. Tully has over 25 years of experience leading sales and customer service organizations. Prior to joining GeoEye, Tully served as executive vice president and chief sales officer at Kastle Systems LLC, where he worked with the CEO to build the business, establish a national sales presence and expand into new markets. From 2004-2008, as senior vice president of Sales & Customer Service at CoStar Group, Inc., he increased revenues from $112 million to over $200 million and significantly expanded the company’s geographic and vertical market coverage. Prior to that, Tully was group vice president of Sales at GTSI Corporation and also served as director of Sales in Dell’s Business Systems Division and Preferred Accounts Divisions. He began his career as a sales representative at Xerox Corporation. Tully graduated from Georgetown University and lives in Northern Virginia with his family.
Chris Tully - Executive Bio
Bert TurnerSenior Vice President, Commercial and International Defense & Intelligence Sales
Bert Turner joined DigitalGlobe in June 2012 and currently serves as Senior Vice President, Commercial and International Defense & Intelligence Sales. Prior to DigitalGlobe, Bert served as VP, Strategy & Analysis and Supply Chain at IHS, a global information company. At IHS, Mr. Turner led sales and business development for the Americas Strategy & Analysis sales teams. Prior to IHS, Mr. Turner was the senior business development leader for SAT Corporation, a field-force automation software company. Mr. Turner served as EVP and later President of iPath Solutions, a Houston-based e-business consulting firm, and served as VP of Global Shop Solutions, an ERP software firm. Mr. Turner holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Baylor University with a double major in management information systems and quantitative business analysis.
Bert Turner - Executive Bio
Grover N. WraySenior Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer
Grover N. Wray joined DigitalGlobe in 2011 and currently serves as our Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer. Prior to DigitalGlobe, Mr. Wray led professional, organizational and leadership development initiatives as Executive Vice President of Human Resources at Western Union, a Fortune 500 company based in Englewood, Colorado, and as Vice President, Leadership, Professional Development and Staffing at Janus Capital Group. Mr. Wray also led HR at Heidrick & Struggles and Arthur Andersen, where in addition to leading HR, he also advised clients on change management. Mr. Wray holds a Bachelor of Science in Sociology and a Masters of Organizational Behavior, both from Brigham Young University.
Grover N. Wray - Executive Bio