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Feb 6, 2006

Coming & Going: Smith Named COO @ DigitalGlobe

Scott Smith was named Chief Operating Officer (COO) at DigitalGlobe this week. Mr. Smith has more than 24 years of experience in the aerospace and commercial remote sensing industries. Before joining DigitalGlobe, Mr. Smith was executive vice president at Space Imaging. In that post he was responsible for all sales, operations and engineering functions for the company. He previously held various engineering and management positions for Lockheed Missiles & Space Company.

As COO, Mr. Smith will plan and direct all aspects of the firm's operational policies, objectives and initiatives. He will oversee and help to prepare DigitalGlobe’s corporate business processes and systems for the launch and operation of DigitalGlobe’s constellation of satellites, and the significant growth of the business.

DigitalGlobe serves the commercial Earth imagery and geospatial information market with high resolution images from its QuickBird satellites.