February 23, 2017 11:30 PM ET

Aerospace and Defense

Company Overview of DigitalGlobe, Inc.

Company Overview

DigitalGlobe, Inc. provides earth-imagery products and services sourced from own satellite constellation and third-party providers in the United States and internationally. The company offers customer-ready imagery products that are designed to enable customers to understand and analyze specific geographies of interest; analytic solutions to derive insights from imagery; on- and off-line distribution options that are designed to enable customers to access and integrate its imagery into their business operations and applications; and Direct Access Program that enables to directly task and receive imagery from its satellites within local and regional geographic boundaries of interest, as well ...

1300 West 120th Avenue

Westminster, CO 80234

United States

Founded in 1993

1,189 Employees



Key Executives for DigitalGlobe, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Age: 53
Total Annual Compensation: $710.0K
Founder, Chief Technical Officer, Executive Vice President and Executive Leader of Platform & Services
Age: 58
Total Annual Compensation: $370.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 53
Total Annual Compensation: $554.2K
Chief Operations Officer, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Imagery
Age: 62
Total Annual Compensation: $375.0K
Senior Vice President of Investor Relations and M&A
Total Annual Compensation: $418.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

DigitalGlobe, Inc. Key Developments

MacDonald Dettwiler Reportedly In Talks to Buy DigitalGlobe

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (TSX:MDA) is in advanced talks to acquire DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE:DGI), according to people familiar with the matter. Although the terms of the deal were not know, the deal could be worth between $2 billion and $3 billion given DigitalGlobe's market value of $1.8 billion on February 17, 2017.

DigitalGlobe Announces Launch of SecureWatch™, Advancing Mission Preparedness and Success When Decisions Matter Most

DigitalGlobe, Inc. announced the launch of a new product, SecureWatch, optimized for International Defense and Intelligence customers. SecureWatch is a web-based subscription service that gives intelligence agencies and defense organizations access to DigitalGlobe’s 7 billion sq. km. imagery library and millions of square kilometers of daily image collections. SecureWatch capabilities are designed with the flexibility to evolve to meet a growing market demand for a single platform that fuses multi-source geospatial intelligence content including satellite imagery at various resolutions and refresh intervals, geographic information system layers, tactically significant news stories, timely social media posts, real-time transportation data, and more. Images from the complete constellation of DigitalGlobe Earth observation satellites, including WorldView-4 (30 cm), WorldView-3 (30 cm), WorldView-2 (46 cm), GeoEye-1 (40 cm), WorldView-1 (50 cm) and legacy satellites, are available through SecureWatch. Customers can view imagery anywhere on the globe at high resolution, simply using a web browser. Subscribers can also stream images to preferred image exploitation software such as Esri ArcGIS and Textron RemoteView, or they can download for use in offline workflows. In addition to accessing imagery, the tools included with a subscription to SecureWatch enable a wide variety of intelligence workflows to give users confidence when making the decisions that matter most. With just a web browser and Internet access, users can accurately measure coordinates, create annotated image graphics for reports and briefings, produce videos that show how areas have changed over time, and remotely view imagery from a smartphone or tablet when working in the field.

DigitalGlobe, Inc. and NTT DATA Corporation Expands Partnership for the Use of Elevation Data

DigitalGlobe, Inc. and NTT DATA Corporation announced the start of an expanded partnership involving the use of elevation data in their respective products, effective immediately. DigitalGlobe will offer NTT DATA’s 5-meter digital elevation model (DEM), called AW3DTM Standard, to customers both directly and through its global resellers, bolstering DigitalGlobe’s position as an source for imagery and elevation information. For NTT DATA, the arrangement broadens the company’s global sales network and strengthens its role as a DigitalGlobe Information Partner. AW3DTM Standard, is now part of DigitalGlobe’s Elevations Suite of products for wide-ranging applications, such as line-of-sight modelling, urban planning, and floodplain analysis. Applicable industries include telecommunications, civil engineering, and insurance and risk.

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