About Us

Management Team

Dan Jablonsky

President

Dan Jablonsky joined DigitalGlobe in 2012 and currently serves as our President. Prior to DigitalGlobe, Dan was an attorney at Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber, Schreck and led global legal teams while at Flextronics International LTD, a global multibillion-dollar technology supply chain company. Dan holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the 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, Dan served as a Surface Warfare Officer and Nuclear Engineer in the U.S. Navy.

Dan Jablonsky joined DigitalGlobe in 2012 and currently serves as our President. Prior to DigitalGlobe, Dan was an attorney at Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber, Schreck and led global legal teams while at Flextronics International LTD, a global multibillion-dollar technology supply chain company. Dan holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the 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, Dan served as a Surface Warfare Officer and Nuclear Engineer in the U.S. Navy.
Read more Collapse

Dr. Walter Scott

Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Walter S. Scott is our founder and currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. He also serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Maxar Technologies. He is responsible for DigitalGlobe’s Platform Business Unit, as well as space system acquisition. From 1986 through 1992, Walter 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, Walter served as president of Scott Consulting, a Unix systems and applications consulting firm. Walter 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.

Dr. Walter S. Scott is our founder and currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. He also serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Maxar Technologies. He is responsible for DigitalGlobe’s Platform Business Unit, as well as space system acquisition. From 1986 through 1992, Walter 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, Walter served as president of Scott Consulting, a Unix systems and applications consulting firm. Walter 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.
Read more Collapse

Jeff Culwell

Senior Vice President, Operations

Jeff Culwell joined DigitalGlobe in 1998 and currently serves as Senior Vice President, Operations. DigitalGlobe’s Operations serves our Commercial and US Government customers, providing low latency imagery via direct access to the satellite or via electronic terrestrial communications. Jeff is also responsible for our satellite constellation, remote ground terminals, and our customer installations enabling direct access to the constellation. Prior to DigitalGlobe, Jeff was at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory working on the Galileo mission to explore Jupiter and its moons and subsequently working on the Deep Space 1 mission to prove 13 new satellite technologies. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering Sciences from University of Colorado at Boulder, and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from California State University, Los Angeles.

Jeff Culwell joined DigitalGlobe in 1998 and currently serves as Senior Vice President, Operations. DigitalGlobe’s Operations serves our Commercial and US Government customers, providing low latency imagery via direct access to the satellite or via electronic terrestrial communications. Jeff is also responsible for our satellite constellation, remote ground terminals, and our customer installations enabling direct access to the constellation. Prior to DigitalGlobe, Jeff was at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory working on the Galileo mission to explore Jupiter and its moons and subsequently working on the Deep Space 1 mission to prove 13 new satellite technologies. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering Sciences from University of Colorado at Boulder, and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from California State University, Los Angeles.
Read more Collapse

Dr. Shay Har-Noy

Vice President and General Manager, Platform

Dr. Shay Har-Noy serves as Vice President and General Manager, Platform -- our fast paced, high growth effort to get DigitalGlobe’s time-lapse, digital library in the cloud and available for processing. Before joining DigitalGlobe, Shay (pronounced ‘shy’) was founder and CEO of Tomnod, an innovative company combining crowdsourcing and machine learning to create new applications for satellite imagery. Tomnod was acquired by DigitalGlobe in early 2013 and is now a critical component of our Geospatial Big Data portfolio. Shay was previously at ViaSat where he worked on the deployment and market positioning of satellite communication systems around the globe. Shay graduated summa cum laude from Rice University with degrees in Economics and Electrical Engineering and received a Ph.D in Electrical Engineering with research in image processing from UC-San Diego.

Dr. Shay Har-Noy serves as Vice President and General Manager, Platform -- our fast paced, high growth effort to get DigitalGlobe’s time-lapse, digital library in the cloud and available for processing. Before joining DigitalGlobe, Shay (pronounced ‘shy’) was founder and CEO of Tomnod, an innovative company combining crowdsourcing and machine learning to create new applications for satellite imagery. Tomnod was acquired by DigitalGlobe in early 2013 and is now a critical component of our Geospatial Big Data portfolio. Shay was previously at ViaSat where he worked on the deployment and market positioning of satellite communication systems around the globe. Shay graduated summa cum laude from Rice University with degrees in Economics and Electrical Engineering and received a Ph.D in Electrical Engineering with research in image processing from UC-San Diego.
Read more Collapse

Amy Minnick

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Commercial

Amy Minnick joined DigitalGlobe in 2016 as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Commercial. In this role, she drives the Commercial Business working with the Sales, Marketing, Product and Strategy organizations, and focuses on building relationships with key customers to ensure our product portfolio aligns with their needs. Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, she worked at IHS Markit for six years, most recently as Senior Vice President, General Manager for the technology, media and telecom business. Previously, Amy worked at LexisNexis and at McKinsey & Co. as a consultant in the technology, media and telecom practice. She began her career at Goldman Sachs as an analyst in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. She also currently serves as a board member of the Colorado Innovation Network. Amy has a bachelor’s degree in political economy from Williams College and an MBA from Harvard Business School where she graduated as a Baker Scholar.

Amy Minnick joined DigitalGlobe in 2016 as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Commercial. In this role, she drives the Commercial Business working with the Sales, Marketing, Product and Strategy organizations, and focuses on building relationships with key customers to ensure our product portfolio aligns with their needs. Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, she worked at IHS Markit for six years, most recently as Senior Vice President, General Manager for the technology, media and telecom business. Previously, Amy worked at LexisNexis and at McKinsey & Co. as a consultant in the technology, media and telecom practice. She began her career at Goldman Sachs as an analyst in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. She also currently serves as a board member of the Colorado Innovation Network. Amy has a bachelor’s degree in political economy from Williams College and an MBA from Harvard Business School where she graduated as a Baker Scholar.
Read more Collapse

Jeff Kerridge

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Defense and Intelligence

Jeff Kerridge joined DigitalGlobe in 1996 and currently serves as our Senior Vice President and General Manager, Defense and Intelligence. Previously, he was Senior Vice President and General Manager responsible for the Defense and Intelligence Business Unit, which included sales, marketing, production and customer service to all international and U.S. defense/intelligence customers. Jeff joined DigitalGlobe in 1996 as director of Defense/Intelligence Sales and was appointed Vice President of Sales and Marketing in 1998. In addition to sales, Jeff managed Government Relations for the company from 1998-2003. Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, Jeff spent nearly 12 years with the Central Intelligence Agency’s National Photographic Interpretation Center (which ultimately became a part of NGA), serving in many capacities including strategic planning, division level officer; program management, branch chief; and analyst. Jeff earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in geography from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Jeff Kerridge joined DigitalGlobe in 1996 and currently serves as our Senior Vice President and General Manager, Defense and Intelligence. Previously, he was Senior Vice President and General Manager responsible for the Defense and Intelligence Business Unit, which included sales, marketing, production and customer service to all international and U.S. defense/intelligence customers. Jeff joined DigitalGlobe in 1996 as director of Defense/Intelligence Sales and was appointed Vice President of Sales and Marketing in 1998. In addition to sales, Jeff managed Government Relations for the company from 1998-2003. Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, Jeff spent nearly 12 years with the Central Intelligence Agency’s National Photographic Interpretation Center (which ultimately became a part of NGA), serving in many capacities including strategic planning, division level officer; program management, branch chief; and analyst. Jeff earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in geography from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Read more Collapse

William Arras

Vice President, US Government Program Office

William Arras serves as Vice President, US Government Program Office and has led the US Government business for well over a decade. He is a retired Commander who served as a Naval Intelligence Officer. William was stationed around the globe and had afloat tours on three aircraft carriers, to include the Desert Shield and Desert Storm campaigns. After retiring from the Navy, he joined EarthWatch in 2000 and has held multiple positions in program and product development, operations, business development, and program management. William graduated from Bradly University in Peoria, IL with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and Administration and later earned his Master’s degree in Strategic Studies at the College of Command and Staff within the Naval War College in Newport, RI.

William Arras serves as Vice President, US Government Program Office and has led the US Government business for well over a decade. He is a retired Commander who served as a Naval Intelligence Officer. William was stationed around the globe and had afloat tours on three aircraft carriers, to include the Desert Shield and Desert Storm campaigns. After retiring from the Navy, he joined EarthWatch in 2000 and has held multiple positions in program and product development, operations, business development, and program management. William graduated from Bradly University in Peoria, IL with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and Administration and later earned his Master’s degree in Strategic Studies at the College of Command and Staff within the Naval War College in Newport, RI.
Read more Collapse

Stephanie Georges

Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Stephanie Georges has served as our Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer since May 2015. She also serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer for Maxar Technologies. Stephanie was an advisory partner with Genesis, Inc., a Denver-based consultancy since June 2013 where she provided strategy and investor relations consulting to companies in a broad range of industries. Prior to Genesis, she was Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy, and Development at CenturyLink. Serving in the same role at Qwest Communications International, she was one of four senior executives selected to join the CenturyLink Leadership Team, post-merger. During her ten years at both companies, Stephanie’s responsibilities included corporate strategy, product innovation, brand strategy, investor relations and mergers and acquisitions. Before joining Qwest, Stephanie held various management and analyst positions including 18 years covering the Telecommunications Services sector as a top-ranked sell-side analyst on Wall Street. Stephanie joined Qwest in 2002 from Morgan Stanley where she served as senior telecommunications services analyst and was recognized as an “All-Star Analyst” by Institutional Investor Magazine and a “Top Stock Picker” by the Wall Street Journal. Stephanie has served as a director of Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. since July 2013. Stephanie holds an MBA from The Wharton School and a BA in Economics from Wellesley College.

Stephanie Georges has served as our Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer since May 2015. She also serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer for Maxar Technologies. Stephanie was an advisory partner with Genesis, Inc., a Denver-based consultancy since June 2013 where she provided strategy and investor relations consulting to companies in a broad range of industries. Prior to Genesis, she was Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy, and Development at CenturyLink. Serving in the same role at Qwest Communications International, she was one of four senior executives selected to join the CenturyLink Leadership Team, post-merger. During her ten years at both companies, Stephanie’s responsibilities included corporate strategy, product innovation, brand strategy, investor relations and mergers and acquisitions. Before joining Qwest, Stephanie held various management and analyst positions including 18 years covering the Telecommunications Services sector as a top-ranked sell-side analyst on Wall Street. Stephanie joined Qwest in 2002 from Morgan Stanley where she served as senior telecommunications services analyst and was recognized as an “All-Star Analyst” by Institutional Investor Magazine and a “Top Stock Picker” by the Wall Street Journal. Stephanie has served as a director of Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. since July 2013. Stephanie holds an MBA from The Wharton School and a BA in Economics from Wellesley College.
Read more Collapse

Jeff Robertson

Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Jeff Robertson joined DigitalGlobe in February 2014 and currently serves as our Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer. He also services as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer for Maxar Technologies. Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, from 2009-2013, Jeff led the Information Technology organization at ADT Security Services, where he served as Chief Information Officer. ADT provides security, video, and home automation solutions to over 6.5 million residential customers and over 100,000 large corporations and US Government agencies. Additionally, Jeff’s prior experience includes launching of an internet start-up and serving as a Senior IT Portfolio Director at CNA Financial Services. Jeff started his career at IBM and spent ten years at Andersen Consulting (later known as Accenture) supporting global organizations. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

Jeff Robertson joined DigitalGlobe in February 2014 and currently serves as our Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer. He also services as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer for Maxar Technologies. Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, from 2009-2013, Jeff led the Information Technology organization at ADT Security Services, where he served as Chief Information Officer. ADT provides security, video, and home automation solutions to over 6.5 million residential customers and over 100,000 large corporations and US Government agencies. Additionally, Jeff’s prior experience includes launching of an internet start-up and serving as a Senior IT Portfolio Director at CNA Financial Services. Jeff started his career at IBM and spent ten years at Andersen Consulting (later known as Accenture) supporting global organizations. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
Read more Collapse

Jeff Guy

Senior Vice President, DigitalGlobe Finance

Jeff Guy joined DigitalGlobe in July 2011 and currently serves in the role of Senior Vice President, DigitalGlobe Finance. Former roles include Vice President FP&A & Investment and Vice President Business Transformation & Quality. Prior to DigitalGlobe, from 2009-2011 Mr. Guy led transformational initiatives within the Technology Division of Hexagon (HEXA-B) in Calgary, Canada serving as Vice President, Business Transformation. Prior to Hexagon, Mr. Guy spent 10 years at Trimble (TRMB) in the GPS technology business during a profitable revenue growth period from $342M to over $2.2B in revenue. Jeff held a variety of corporate level director roles in worldwide distribution, logistics, supply chain, manufacturing, general management (P & L), merger & acquisition integration and business transformation. Jeff started his career in supply chain operations management with ITT in the Japanese automotive sector working as a tier one supplier to Honda, Mazda, and Toyota. Jeff has certifications as a kaizen facilitator and master black belt in Lean Six Sigma. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Supply Chain Management from Bowling Green and an MBA in International Business / Operations Management from the Haworth School of Business at Western Michigan University.

Jeff Guy joined DigitalGlobe in July 2011 and currently serves in the role of Senior Vice President, DigitalGlobe Finance. Former roles include Vice President FP&A & Investment and Vice President Business Transformation & Quality. Prior to DigitalGlobe, from 2009-2011 Mr. Guy led transformational initiatives within the Technology Division of Hexagon (HEXA-B) in Calgary, Canada serving as Vice President, Business Transformation. Prior to Hexagon, Mr. Guy spent 10 years at Trimble (TRMB) in the GPS technology business during a profitable revenue growth period from $342M to over $2.2B in revenue. Jeff held a variety of corporate level director roles in worldwide distribution, logistics, supply chain, manufacturing, general management (P & L), merger & acquisition integration and business transformation. Jeff started his career in supply chain operations management with ITT in the Japanese automotive sector working as a tier one supplier to Honda, Mazda, and Toyota. Jeff has certifications as a kaizen facilitator and master black belt in Lean Six Sigma. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Supply Chain Management from Bowling Green and an MBA in International Business / Operations Management from the Haworth School of Business at Western Michigan University.
Read more Collapse

Tracy Shiflet

Vice President, DigitalGlobe General Counsel

Tracy Shiflet joined DigitalGlobe in 2014 and currently serves as Vice President, DigitalGlobe General Counsel. Previously, Tracy was Associate General Counsel responsible for providing legal support for our commercial business and space programs as well as managing our intellectual property portfolio. Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, Tracy worked in private practice and held in-house counsel positions at Advanced Micro Devices, Gap Inc. and Seagate Technology. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Virginia, JD from the University of Texas at Austin and MBA from UCLA.

Tracy Shiflet joined DigitalGlobe in 2014 and currently serves as Vice President, DigitalGlobe General Counsel. Previously, Tracy was Associate General Counsel responsible for providing legal support for our commercial business and space programs as well as managing our intellectual property portfolio. Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, Tracy worked in private practice and held in-house counsel positions at Advanced Micro Devices, Gap Inc. and Seagate Technology. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Virginia, JD from the University of Texas at Austin and MBA from UCLA.
Read more Collapse

Leslie McIntosh

Vice President, DigitalGlobe Human Resources

Leslie McIntosh joined DigitalGlobe in 2014 and currently serves as our Vice President, DigitalGlobe Human Resources. Previously Leslie was Senior Director leading human resources partnering and learning and organizational development. Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, Leslie held senior HR roles at Vail Resorts, MWH, American Century Investments and Janus Capital Group. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business and human resources from Regis University, where she graduated magna cum laude.

Leslie McIntosh joined DigitalGlobe in 2014 and currently serves as our Vice President, DigitalGlobe Human Resources. Previously Leslie was Senior Director leading human resources partnering and learning and organizational development. Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, Leslie held senior HR roles at Vail Resorts, MWH, American Century Investments and Janus Capital Group. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business and human resources from Regis University, where she graduated magna cum laude.
Read more Collapse