DigitalGlobe is a company providing geospatial information. It offers commercial Earth imagery content. The Company operates cloud-based platforms that enable analytics and information extraction at scale. 

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TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyMaxar
HQWestminster, US
Founded1992
Websitedigitalglobe.com
DigitalGlobe was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Westminster, US
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Key People/Management at DigitalGlobe

Dan Jablonsky

Dan Jablonsky

President
Jeff Culwell

Jeff Culwell

COO
Walter Scott

Walter Scott

Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Randy Lynch

Randy Lynch

CFO
Shay Har-Noy

Shay Har-Noy

Vice President and General Manager, Platform
Amy Minnick

Amy Minnick

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Commercial
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DigitalGlobe Office Locations

DigitalGlobe has offices in Westminster, Tampa, Longmont, Chantilly 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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Founding Date

1992

Investors

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.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

654.6m702.4m725.4m

Revenue growth, %

7%7%3%

Cost of goods sold

160.4m144.9m164.4m

Gross profit

494.2m557.5m561.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Revenue

169.4m178.0m173.3m175.4m175.5m181.8m209.7m225.7m

Cost of goods sold

39.3m37.2m34.3m32.2m35.8m39.9m61.3m69.7m

Gross profit

130.1m140.8m139.0m143.2m139.7m141.9m148.4m156.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

77%79%80%82%80%78%71%69%
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

117.8m126.1m109.3m

Accounts Receivable

113.6m90.8m114.6m

Prepaid Expenses

22.6m17.4m23.8m

Current Assets

309.5m251.4m260.4m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Cash

114.9m135.0m147.6m72.8m100.5m87.9m77.2m107.3m

Accounts Receivable

130.0m104.2m87.4m101.7m99.3m104.5m121.5m147.5m

Prepaid Expenses

18.3m17.4m19.4m18.8m15.1m20.7m23.3m19.9m

Current Assets

298.1m291.8m290.0m209.5m228.4m227.6m236.8m290.6m
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

18.5m23.3m26.5m

Depreciation and Amortization

239.7m280.7m267.2m

Accounts Payable

(23.1m)(3.7m)(2.5m)

Cash From Operating Activities

224.9m329.7m301.6m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Net Income

(4.9m)3.1m12.7m8.6m20.8m35.8m(2.2m)500.0k

Depreciation and Amortization

67.3m135.4m206.4m71.0m137.9m202.5m79.5m165.8m

Accounts Payable

5.8m(900.0k)(1.8m)700.0k3.7m2.3m100.0k(3.8m)

Cash From Operating Activities

56.9m151.9m237.5m57.6m148.6m214.7m38.7m85.4m
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DigitalGlobe Operating Metrics

FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Backlog

$2.36 b$2.22 b$1.90 b

Twelve-month Backlog

$543.60 m$553 m$642.70 m

Satellite Fleet

5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5

Imagery, sq km

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

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

DigitalGlobe Revenue Breakdown

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

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

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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." SpaceNews.com

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

Open Data Response to Cyclone Idai

Cyclone Idai first made landfall in Mozambique on Thursday, March 14, 2019, affecting tens of thousands of people across the country and neighboring Malawi. The Ngangu Township in Chimanimani and the Rusitu Valley communities were the hardest hit. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian A…

AI-Driven Geospatial Solutions for Intelligent Connectivity

Key takeaways: AI is no longer fiction, but it needs ample and accurate data. As more industries evolve and adopt geospatial data products and analytics, there will be more opportunities for collaborative innovation. The telecommunications industry is at the core of intelligent connectivity; competi…

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…
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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 Dan Jablonsky, Jeff Culwell and Walter Scott.

  • What is DigitalGlobe revenue?

    Latest DigitalGlobe annual revenue is $725.4 m.

  • Who are DigitalGlobe competitors?

    Competitors of DigitalGlobe include Geospatial Corporation, Harris and Trimble.

  • Where is DigitalGlobe headquarters?

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

  • Where are DigitalGlobe offices?

    DigitalGlobe has offices in Westminster, Tampa, Longmont, Chantilly and in 5 other locations.

  • How many offices does DigitalGlobe have?

    DigitalGlobe has 10 offices.