GeoEye's Senior Vice President of Sales, Chris Tully, said, "Edmundson is a hands-on business development leader with a proven track record of successfully increasing sales through strategic alliances. As vice president of Business Development, Edmundson will play a key role in developing new markets for GeoEye's EyeQ™ and other information services in the international, commercial and federal sectors."
"I am pleased to join GeoEye's award-winning executive team. And I look forward to helping our customers extend their investments in the Company by aligning our industry-leading geospatial imagery, products and services with value-added solutions from our alliance and channel partners," Edmundson said.
As senior director of Global Business Development for Oracle's Primavera Global Business Unit, Edmundson was responsible for driving top-line revenue growth through their global alliance partners. Prior to joining Oracle, he spent four years leading Global Business Development and Alliances for Primavera Systems, Inc., where he developed a key alliance with Oracle resulting in Primavera's acquisition. For the five years prior to that, Edmundson managed Global Product Marketing for Primavera, where he led a team responsible for the go-to-market strategies for the engineering and construction; oil, gas and utilities; and chemical vertical markets. Edmundson also served in the United States Air Force and led civil engineering functions.
GeoEye, Inc. is a leading international information services company serving government and commercial markets. The Company is recognized as one of the geospatial industry's imagery experts, delivering exceptional quality imagery products, services and solutions to customers around the world. In August 2010, GeoEye was named one of Fortune Magazine's "100 Fastest-Growing Companies" in the United States. The Company has more than 700 employees dedicated to developing best-in-class geospatial information products and services. GeoEye is a public company listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the symbol GEOY. Additional information about GeoEye is available at www.geoeye.com.
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