Former NGA Director and Former USGIF CEO Join Orbital
Former NGA Director and Former USGIF CEO Join Orbital Insight’s Federal Advisory Board
PALO ALTO, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — September 4, 2019 — Orbital Insight, the leader in geospatial analytics, today announced the addition of former National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo and former United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation CEO Keith Masback as the founding members of the company’s newly established Federal Advisory Board.
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Former NGA Director Robert Cardillo (Photo: Business Wire)
Strategy documents for both the U.S. executive branch and Department of Defense (DoD) call for the rapid adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) to meet current and future national security challenges and threats in order to “protect U.S. service members, safeguard U.S. citizens, defend allies and partners, and improve the affordability, effectiveness, and speed of our operations.”
To realize this mission, the U.S. government has been collaborating closely with leading commercial AI innovators to validate and deploy new enabled AI and machine learning capabilities. Orbital Insight forms its Federal Advisory Board to help the company explore the full potential of its own geospatial analytics platform and AI software to help the U.S. better prepare for tomorrow’s challenges in maintaining peace...