DigitalGlobe is a provider of commercial world imagery products and services. The company owns and operates high-resolution commercial Earth imaging satellites and offers a range of online and offline products and services that enable clients to access and integrate imagery into business operations and applications. Its imagery solutions sourced from satellite constellation and aerial network support a variety of uses from mapping and analysis to navigation technology.

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Parent CompanyMaxar
HQWestminster, US
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
DigitalGlobe was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Westminster, US

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Key People/Management at DigitalGlobe

Jeff Culwell

Jeff Culwell

Chief Operating Officer, DigitalGlobe
Walter Scott

Walter Scott

Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Randy Lynch

Randy Lynch

Chief Financial Officer
Michael J. Edwards

Michael J. Edwards

Vice President | Senior Advisor Defense Programs
Jeff Kerridge

Jeff Kerridge

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Defense and Intelligence
Liz Andora

Liz Andora

Vice President, Human Resources
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DigitalGlobe Office Locations

DigitalGlobe has offices in Westminster, Arlington, Chantilly, Herndon and in 5 other locations
Westminster, US (HQ)
1300 W 120th Ave
Arlington, US
2107 Wilson Blvd #110
Arlington, US
4350 Fairfax Dr #950
Chantilly, US
4501 Singer Ct #220
Herndon, US
2325 Dulles Corner Blvd
Longmont, US
1601 Dry Creek Dr #260
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DigitalGlobe Financials and Metrics

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DigitalGlobe is a subsidiary of Maxar

DigitalGlobe Revenue

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DigitalGlobe's revenue was reported to be $725.40 m in FY, 2016 which is a 3.3% increase from the previous period.
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DigitalGlobe Operating Metrics

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$2.36 b$2.22 b$1.90 b$1.70 b

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$543.60 m$553 m$642.70 m

Satellite Fleet

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5.40 b5.60 b5.90 b6.10 b6.40 b6.70 b7 b7.30 b7.50 b7.80 b8.10 b
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DigitalGlobe Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
The Radiant GroupOctober 11, 2016$140 m
GeoEyeJanuary 31, 2013
GlobeXplorerJanuary 08, 2007

DigitalGlobe Cybersecurity Score

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DigitalGlobe Revenue Breakdown

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DigitalGlobe revenue breakdown by business segment: 63.7% from U.S. Government and 36.3% from Diversified Commercial

DigitalGlobe revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 71.9% from U.S. and 28.1% from International

DigitalGlobe Online and Social Media Presence

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DigitalGlobe News and Updates

DigitalGlobe loses WorldView-4 satellite to gyro failure

The company said that while efforts are continuing to restore the spacecraft, "Maxar believes that WorldView-4 will likely not be recoverable and will no longer produce usable imagery."

Maxar Technologies' DigitalGlobe Completes Continent-wide Mapping Mission for PSMA Australia

Geoscape provides unparalleled details about all 15 million buildings in Australia extracted using artificial intelligence and machine learning WESTMINSTER, CO, Nov. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - DigitalGlobe, a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), today announced it has mapped...

Maxar Technologies' DigitalGlobe Awarded Imagery Contract Extension with U.S. Government

Extension of EnhancedView Follow-On contract with U.S. National Reconnaissance Office through 2023 Provides for 5-years continuity of service with potential additional contract value of $900 million Demonstrates Maxar's unique and unrivaled imagery capabilities to serve critical U.S....

Development Trends: Navigation Map Market By Key Vendors: MapData Services, Google, Intermap Technologies, LAND INFO Worldwide Mapping, DigitalGlobe, Apple, Getmapping

“Analytical Research Cognizance” shared Latest Report with Latest Technologies, Trends and Top Manufacturers analysis of “ Navigation Map Market” Forecast to 2023 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Maxar Technologies' DigitalGlobe Partners with Vodafone to Create an IoT Precision Agriculture Product

WESTMINSTER, CO, Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - DigitalGlobe, a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), today announced the release of Sensing4Farming, an Internet of Things (IoT) product for smart, digital and precision agriculture created in partnership with Vodafone Spain,...

Maxar Technologies' DigitalGlobe Selected to Create a Geospatial Cloud Analytics Hub for DARPA

WESTMINSTER, CO, Sept. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - DigitalGlobe, a Maxar Technologies company (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.) (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), announced today that it has been awarded a contract valued at $3.2 million by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects ...
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DigitalGlobe Blogs

A New Wildlife Surveying Technique: Using Satellite Imagery and Machine Learning to Detect and Monitor Elephants

African elephants are at risk in the majority of the countries where they live because of poaching. Elephants are killed in retaliation for crop raiding or for ivory, which is highly lucrative in Asian markets. The human population in Africa is rapidly increasing and as a result, more elephant habit…

Bringing Satellite Imagery to the Architectural, Engineering and Construction Industry Through AutoCAD

At a construction site, architectural plans provide every detail for how the building is supposed to be put together: from how assembling the studs creates the framework for each wall, how the walls connect to make rooms and different floors, to how systems like plumbing fit inside this jigsaw puzzl…

Insights at Night: SecureWatch Integrates VIIRS Nighttime Lights

There is a common thread among national security analysts throughout the world: they are looking for every advantage they can find to protect their interests at home and abroad. DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company, formed SecureWatch to support these analysts with the world’s most powerful geospatial inte…

DigitalGlobe’s Kumar Navulur joins the Board of Directors of Open Geospatial Consortium

Dr. Kumar Navulur, Sr. Director of Strategic Business Development at DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company, was elected to the Board of Directors of Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), a consortium of 500+ companies, government agencies and universities developing open standards and services for geospatial da…

The Mighty Power of Pixels: GBDX powers a new imagery exploitation tool for analysts

Introduction At DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company, we face the continually evolving challenges of delivering very large amounts of data to our global mission partners, and also helping our partners unlock the insight inside that data. One aspect of the challenge is our high-resolution satellites collect…

Satellite Imagery helps Indonesian Earthquake victims

This fall, the Indonesian island of Sulawesi experienced a series of tragedies that became one of the worst natural disasters to hit the country in over a decade. During the evening rush hour of September 28, 2018, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck the island. This triggered a tsunami that reached..…
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DigitalGlobe Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was DigitalGlobe founded?

    DigitalGlobe was founded in 1992.

  • Who are DigitalGlobe key executives?

    DigitalGlobe's key executives are Jeff Culwell, Walter Scott and Randy Lynch.

  • How many employees does DigitalGlobe have?

    DigitalGlobe has 493 employees.

  • What is DigitalGlobe revenue?

    Latest DigitalGlobe annual revenue is $725.4 m.

  • What is DigitalGlobe revenue per employee?

    Latest DigitalGlobe revenue per employee is $1.5 m.

  • Who are DigitalGlobe competitors?

    Competitors of DigitalGlobe include Orbital Insight, Space Dynamics Laboratory and Spire Global.

  • Where is DigitalGlobe headquarters?

    DigitalGlobe headquarters is located at 1300 W 120th Ave, Westminster.

  • Where are DigitalGlobe offices?

    DigitalGlobe has offices in Westminster, Arlington, Chantilly, Herndon and in 5 other locations.

  • How many offices does DigitalGlobe have?

    DigitalGlobe has 10 offices.