Judith McHale most recently served as president and chief executive officer of Discovery Communications, Inc., the parent company of cable television's Discovery Channel. At Discovery Communications, she previously served as president and chief operating officer, as well as executive vice president and general counsel. She currently also serves on the boards for Polo/Ralph Lauren, and Host Hotels and Resorts.
Warren Jensen most recently served as executive vice president, chief financial and administrative officer for Electronic Arts. Previously, he served as senior vice president and chief financial officer for Amazon.com, and executive vice president and chief financial officer for Delta Air Lines and held several positions with General Electric, Inc., including senior vice president and chief financial officer for NBC, a subsidiary of General Electric.
"Adding these two highly accomplished and respected executives further strengthens our board, adding highly valued skills and expertise in key areas of growth and focus for the company," said Jill Smith, chief executive officer of DigitalGlobe. "Judith's expertise in monetizing content assets, combined with Warren's strong financial management background will provide expert guidance to DigitalGlobe as the company seeks to capitalize on market growth opportunities for commercial satellite imagery."
Longmont, Colo.,-based DigitalGlobe ( http://www.digitalglobe.com) is a leading global content provider of high-resolution world imagery solutions. Sourced from our own advanced satellite constellation and aerial network, our imagery solutions deliver real world perspective to governments, businesses, technology developers and humanitarian associations worldwide. The company's imagery solutions consist of one of the world's largest image libraries, growing at a rate of up to 1 million square kilometers per day and distributed and accessed through online search and retrieval, production ready image layers, development tool-kits for internet enabled applications and devices, and software solutions for integration with GIS products and services. DigitalGlobe currently operates the highest-resolution commercial satellite constellation with QuickBird and the first of two next-generation satellites, WorldView-1. The company plans to launch its second next-generation satellite, WorldView-2 in mid-2009.
DigitalGlobe is a registered trademark of DigitalGlobe.
Web site: http://www.digitalglobe.com/