25-Year Global Technology Executive and Advisor Brings Expertise in Product Development, Digital Innovation, Customer Experience and Security
NEW YORK, March 30, 2022 (Satellogic PR) – Satellogic Inc. (NASDAQ: SATL), a leader in sub-meter resolution satellite imagery collection, announced it has elected Tom Killalea to its Board of Directors (the “Board”). A seasoned technology executive and advisor, Killalea brings nearly 25 years of experience in product development, digital innovation, customer experience and security to the Company. Mr. Killalea’s election as an independent director increases the total number of Board members to eight, with five independent directors.
Killalea is the former President of Aoinle, a consulting firm. Prior to that role, he held various leadership roles at Amazon, most recently as its Vice President of Technology for the Kindle Content Ecosystem. He also previously led Amazon’s Infrastructure and Distributed Systems team, which later became a key part of the Amazon Web Services Platform, and also served as Amazon’s Chief Information Security Officer and Vice President of Security.
Killalea is Chairman of the board of MongoDB (NASDAQ: MDB) and serves on the board of Capital One (NYSE: COF) and of Akamai (NASDAQ: AKAM). He previously served on the board of Xoom (acquired by PayPal) from March 2015 to November 2015 and Carbon Black (acquired by VMware) from April 2017 to October 2019. Killalea also currently serves on the editorial board of the Association for Computing Machinery Queue. He holds a B.Ed. in Education from the National University of Ireland and a B.S. in Computer Science from Trinity College Dublin.
“We are thrilled to welcome Tom to our Board of Directors,” stated Emiliano Kargieman, CEO of Satellogic. “His expertise in the field of technology and experience working with some of the most renowned companies in the world, such as Amazon and Capital One, will be a valuable asset as we continue to scale rapidly towards our goal of having over 200 satellites in orbit by 2025, which will allow us to remap the world daily.”
“Satellogic’s focus on making Earth Observation data accessible and affordable is important to help organizations worldwide make better decisions for our future,” said Killalea. “I look forward to helping Satellogic execute its large-scale growth initiatives and to deliver products to customers that will provide valuable and timely geospatial insights.”
In addition to Killalea, the Board’s members are: Steven Mnuchin, former Secretary of the Treasury and Founder and Managing Partner of Liberty Strategic Capital; General Joseph F. Dunford Jr., former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Senior Managing Director for Liberty Strategic Capital; Howard Lutnick, Chairman and CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald; Marcos Galperin, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO at MercadoLibre; Bradley Halverson, Former Group President and Chief Financial Officer at Caterpillar; Ted Wang, Partner at Cowboy Ventures; and Emiliano Kargieman, Founder and CEO of Satellogic.
The Board is composed of leaders from across the globe and will help Satellogic further democratize access to critical Earth Observation (“EO”) data.
Founded in 2010 by Emiliano Kargieman and Gerardo Richarte, Satellogic (NASDAQ: SATL) is the first vertically integrated geospatial company, driving real outcomes with planetary-scale insights. Satellogic is creating and continuously enhancing the first scalable, fully automated EO platform with the ability to remap the entire planet at both high-frequency and high-resolution, providing accessible and affordable solutions for customers.
Satellogic’s mission is to democratize access to geospatial data through its information platform of high-resolution images and analytics to help solve the world’s most pressing problems including climate change, energy supply, and food security. Using its patented Earth imaging technology, Satellogic unlocks the power of EO to deliver high-quality, planetary insights at the lowest cost in the industry.
With more than a decade of experience in space, Satellogic has proven technology and a strong track record of delivering satellites to orbit and high-resolution data to customers at the right price point.
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