T-Kartor USA is proud to announce Jonathan Ripley as Manager of Strategic Partnerships. Mr. Ripley has a collective 32 years of geospatial experience serving both commercial GIS and federal GEOINT clients. Mr. Ripley’s expertise has encompassed a myriad of geospatial products and services while working for two full‐service photogrammetric firms, a premier infrastructure and consulting firm, and the National Geospatial‐Intelligence Agency (NGA).
“We are thrilled to have Jon joining our T-Kartor USA team. His proven leadership and decades of experience with federal GEOINT and commercial GIS clients will aid in expanding our national, military, and civil partners and bolster our continuing growth in the geospatial industry”, said T-Kartor USA CEO Simon Bailey.
Mr. Ripley began his GEOINT involvement after selection for the Digital Nautical Chart Program (DNC) in 1993 as part of the validation and testing team that evolved into a lead on‐site quality assurance reviewer for the NGA. Beginning in vector production, before transitioning to quality assurance and then into management, Mr. Ripley has maintained his comprehensive knowledge of process methodologies for complex global feature rich datasets. Mr. Ripley is excited to join the T-Kartor USA team, and his combination of experience provides an established solutions-based approach, proven situational perspective, and customer satisfaction awareness.