"John has a proven track record of growing sustainable revenues profitably, and his understanding of both business and technology are unmatched," said Jill Smith, CEO of DigitalGlobe. "In just a few short weeks, John has totally immersed himself in the business and culture of DigitalGlobe and is already leaving his mark. His examination of the value of content is a perfect example of how he will contribute to the company."
"As everyday business decisions become more and more complex, critical information -- not just words and numbers but also visual content -- is more important and more prevalent than ever before," said Oechsle. "In this piece, I examine how information providers who deliver not just data, but also true insight, will be best positioned for growth in today's market. I'm eager to help DigitalGlobe achieve that growth."
As CIO at IHS, Oechsle gained considerable experience understanding how information can quickly become commoditized. Available on DigitalGlobe's website, Oechsle's position paper examines the age of data overload and looks at the importance of helping clients cut through the noise by providing insight in addition to information.
Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, Oechsle has held executive positions at both private and established Fortune 50 companies, including Johnson & Johnson, Kellogg Company and LandAmerica Financial Group. Most recently, Oechsle served as CIO and Senior Vice President of Technology and Content for IHS where he was responsible for all information technology, product development, content operations and e-business on a worldwide basis.
DigitalGlobe ( http://www.digitalglobe.com) is a leading global provider of commercial high-resolution earth imagery products and services. Sourced from our own advanced satellite constellation, our imagery solutions support a wide variety of uses within defense and intelligence, civil agencies, mapping and analysis, environmental monitoring, oil and gas exploration, infrastructure management, internet portals and navigation technology. With our collection sources and comprehensive ImageLibrary (containing more than one billion square kilometers of earth imagery and imagery products) we offer a range of on- and off-line products and services designed to enable customers to easily access and integrate our imagery into their business operations and applications. For more information, please visit www.digitalglobe.com.
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