President and Co-founder
John is the President and Co-founder of GeoSapient bringing extensive experience in the field of remote sensing systems engineering and associated geospatial applications to GeoSapient.
John spent most of his career supporting the intelligence community (IC) on various classified programs as a remote sensing product manager. Throughout his career, he has overseen corporate independent research and development, the operation of image processing labs, and performed outreach and collaboration and direct contract support with external organizations including National Labs and other government agencies. John’s passion is the subject of remote sensing of the Earth for environmental and geospatial applications. Driven by this passion he has co-founded GeoSapient to create a unique ‘Geospatial Analytics-as-a-Service’ platform.
John has an M.A. in Geography from the University of Georgia and a B.A. in Geography from Villanova University.
Chief Architect and Co-founder
Earl is the Chief Architect and leads the development and strategy of their geospatial analytics-as-a-service solution leveraging high performance computing (HPC) and high performance data analytics (HPDA) to apply his specialized genius to extreme computing and data needs.
As a co-founder of GeoSapient, Earl’s technical focus is on cloud-based integration solutions for secure ultra-scale architectures in geospatial and geotechnical environments.
Earl is engaged with the U.S. Council on Competitiveness, White House Office of Science & Technology Policy, National Science Foundation, Society of HPC Professionals, Compute Canada, Ontario Ministry of Research & Innovation, and other professional organizations and international governments.