An accomplished Leader with successful problem solving and technology integration results.
Dr. Hammann gained experience in Remote Sensing & Geospatial Solutions over land and water, developing and delivering services from a large suite of imaging satellites from low to very high spatial and spectral resolution, from optical and synthetic aperture RADAR (SAR) sensors. He was part of DigitalGlobe’s Next Generation Product team leading the WorldView-3 product conception team after the combination with GeoEye. At GeoEye (ex-Orbimage) he was the Sr. Director of Product Development and the founding Chief Oceanographer for the Marine Services business unit, growing the Marine Services unit from a start-up to a multi-million dollar business. Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, Greg spent over 16 years working in Mexico, first teaching at the University of Baja California, and then leading a research team and teaching at the Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada (CICESE).
Greg graduated with a Ph.D. degree in Earth Systems and Geoinformation Sciences at George Mason University, with a specialization in Remote Sensing. He carried out PhD studies in Fisheries Oceanography at the Univ. of California, San Diego, received a MS in biological oceanography from Oregon State University, and a BA from Whittier College, in California. Dr. Hammann has been an invited speaker around the world including a delegate for the United National Conference on Remote Sensing for Africa; he has authored peer-reviewed publications and numerous outreach articles. Greg lives in northern Virginia with his wife and two children.