Brian O’Toole

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Brian E. O’Toole is Chief Executive Officer of BlackSky and is responsible for the strategic direction and execution of the company’s business plan as well as product and technology strategy for BlackSky’s global monitoring service. He joined the company in 2016 when BlackSky acquired OpenWhere, a technology company he founded, which delivered on-demand location intelligence solutions to government and commercial customers.

Brian brings more than 30 years of executive experience building and growing high performance technology businesses at startup, growth and Fortune 100 companies. Prior to OpenWhere, he served as Chief Technology Officer at GeoEye, with global responsibility for developing, managing and expanding the company’s technology, products and services in geospatial intelligence and location-based services. He left GeoEye after a successful $1.3B merger with DigitalGlobe.

He’s also held senior product leadership roles at a number of companies including Overwatch Textron Systems, which he joined when they acquired ITspatial, an early pioneer of interactive 3D mapping that he co-founded and served as President.

Brian holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Clarkson University.
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