About Us

Our Purpose, Vision and Values are pivotal to DigitalGlobe and guide everything we do.

From our strategy to our culture, as well as our commitment to helping our customers save lives, resources and time, we keep our Purpose, Vision, and Values top of mind.

Purpose

Seeing a better world™
By giving our customers the power to see the Earth clearly and in new ways, we enable them to make our world a better place.

Vision

By 2020, be the indispensable source of information about your changing planet.

Values

We are relentlessly committed to our customer and our purpose. Our values guide us as we help our customer save lives, resources, and time. We act with integrity, always. We treat people with respect in all dealings. We put mission and team before self. We inspire curiosity and harness innovation. Our results matter.

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"Our purpose at DigitalGlobe is to give our customers the power to see the Earth clearly and in new ways. One way we do that is by providing world-class customer experiences and industry leading geospatial products and solutions. Our customers' willingness to provide us feedback is the best source of ideas on how we can continue to provide you with better products and services and ensure we are creating value in every interaction. We welcome your continued feedback and look forward to sharing updates on A3C and C2C activities taking place within DigitalGlobe. We sincerely value our relationship and appreciate your continued support of DigitalGlobe."
- Jeffrey R. Tarr, CEO

Our history

‘92
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1992

Founded under the name WorldView Imaging Corporation

1999

[GeoEye] launches IKONOS - Launches world's first commercial sub-meter resolution imaging satellite

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2001

Launches Quickbird, the world’s highest resolution commercial imaging satellite

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2008-09

Signs key agreements with customers including Google, Microsoft, and Nokia and enables major location-based service and mapping applications with access to high-resolution satellite imagery and broadens the reach of our products and services

‘09
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2009

Launches WorldView-2 and gains eight-band multispectral capability and the highest constellation collection capacity in the industry

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2009

DigitalGlobe goes public! Begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "DGI"

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2013

Combines with GeoEye and becomes a global leader in Earth imagery and geospatial analysis that can offer a more comprehensive suite of products and services

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2014

Acquires Spatial Energy and gains more robust, multi-source geospatial solutions for Energy companies

2014

Launches WorldView-3 and revolutionizes the remote sensing industry with higher resolution and shortwave infrared imaging capabilities

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2015

Cleared to sell 30 cm satellite imagery commercially and begins offering the highest resolution imagery yet

Medium future vision

Looking to the future

With the most advanced commercial satellite constellation and the expertise of the world’s best geospatial production and analysis tools and professionals, DigitalGlobe is positioned to live our Purpose of Seeing a Better World™ now and for years to come by empowering our customer to see the Earth clearly and in new ways. Through this, we can live our Vision of becoming the indispensable source of information about our changing planet by 2020.

Medium image 1992

1992

Founded under the name WorldView Imaging Corporation

Medium image 2001

2001

Launches Quickbird, the world’s highest resolution commercial imaging satellite

Medium image 2009

2009

Launches WorldView-2 and gains eight-band multispectral capability and the highest constellation collection capacity in the industry

Medium image 2013

2013

Combines with GeoEye and becomes a global leader in Earth imagery and geospatial analysis that can offer a more comprehensive suite of products and services

2014

Launches WorldView-3 and revolutionizes the remote sensing industry with higher resolution and shortwave infrared imaging capabilities

Medium future vision

Looking to the future

With the most advanced commercial satellite constellation and the expertise of the world’s best geospatial production and analysis tools and professionals, DigitalGlobe is positioned to live our Purpose of Seeing a Better World™ now and for years to come by empowering our customer to see the Earth clearly and in new ways. Through this, we can live our Vision of becoming the indispensable source of information about our changing planet by 2020.

‘92
‘00
‘09
‘14

1999

[GeoEye] launches IKONOS - Launches world's first commercial sub-meter resolution imaging satellite

Medium image 2008 09

2008-09

Signs key agreements with customers including Google, Microsoft, and Nokia and enables major location-based service and mapping applications with access to high-resolution satellite imagery and broadens the reach of our products and services

Medium image 2009 2

2009

DigitalGlobe goes public! Begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "DGI"

Medium image 2014 2

2014

Acquires Spatial Energy and gains more robust, multi-source geospatial solutions for Energy companies

Medium esp madrid august 21 2014 wv3 31cm first image crop

2015

Cleared to sell 30 cm satellite imagery commercially and begins offering the highest resolution imagery yet