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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Howell Estes

73 2011 Independent Chairman of the Board

Jeffrey Tarr

52 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Gary Ferrera

52 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Timothy Hascall

61 2015 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Grover Wray

54 2011 Chief Human Resources Officer, Senior Vice President

Walter Scott

57 Executive Vice President, Chief Technical Officer

Jose Torres

41 2016 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Principal Accounting Officer

Daniel Jablonsky

45 2012 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

L. Roger Mason

2015 Director

Nicholas Cyprus

61 2009 Independent Director

Roxanne Decyk

63 2014 Independent Director

Lawerence Hough

70 2013 Independent Director

Warren Jenson

58 2008 Independent Director

Kimberly Till

59 2010 Independent Director

Eddy Zervigon

46 2014 Independent Director

David Banks

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Howell Estes

General Howell M. Estes, III, is an Independent Chairman of the Board of DigitalGlobe Inc. General Estes has been the President of Howell Estes & Associates, Inc., a consulting firm engaged primarily by aerospace companies, since 1998. At the present time, he only consults for Northrop Grumman Corporation's Aerospace Sector. General Estes previously served on the Board of Trustees for The Aerospace Corporation, a provider of technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national-security space programs, and now serves on the Boards of Directors of Analytical Graphics, Inc., a software development company focused on spaceflight and national security, and the Air Force Academy Foundation. From 1965 to 1998, he served in the U.S. Air Force. At the time of his retirement from the Air Force, he was Commander-in-Chief of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and the United States Space Command and also Commander of the Air Force Space Command. In addition to a Bachelor of Science Degree from the Air Force Academy, he holds a Master of Arts Degree in Public Administration from Auburn University and is a graduate of the Program for Senior Managers in Government at Harvard's JFK School of Government. The Board of Directors approved a waiver for General Estes of the retirement age for board members contained in the Company's Governance Guidelines.

Jeffrey Tarr

Mr. Jeffrey R. Tarr is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of DigitalGlobe Inc., since April 5, 2011. Mr. Tarr previously served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of IHS Inc., a provider of information and insight in energy, economics, geopolitical risk, environmental sustainability and supply chain management from 2008 to December 2010. Before becoming President and Chief Operating Officer of IHS in 2008, Mr. Tarr was Co-President and Co-Chief Operating Officer from 2007 to 2008 and President and Chief Operating Officer of one of the company's two operating divisions from 2004 to 2007. Mr. Tarr led Hoover's Inc. from 2001 through 2004. He served as the Chief Executive Officer, President and a director from 2001 and additionally as Chairman from 2002 until The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation acquired Hoover's in 2003. Subsequent to the acquisition, Mr. Tarr served as President of Hoover's. Prior to that, Mr. Tarr served as President and Chief Executive Officer of All.com, Inc. Earlier in his career, Mr. Tarr held senior level positions at US WEST, Inc., TecMagik and International Development Group. Mr. Tarr began his career with Bain & Company. Mr. Tarr is a director of The Corporate Executive Board Company, a provider of research and analysis focused on strategy, operations and general management issues. He also serves as a director of The U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation. Mr. Tarr holds a Master of Business Administration from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

Gary Ferrera

Mr. Gary W. Ferrera is Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of the Company effective March 9, 2015. Mr. Ferrera joined DigitalGlobe in 2015 as our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. From January 2014 through January 2015, he was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Intrawest Resorts. From March 2013 through January 2014, Mr. Ferrera was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Great Wolf Resorts, Inc. Previously, he served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of National CineMedia, L.L.C., a subsidiary of National CineMedia, Inc., from May 2007 through February 2013. Mr. Ferrera also currently serves as a director of Colorado Public Radio. Mr. Ferrera served in investment banking roles at CitiGroup and Bear Stearns and as an international tax consultant with Arthur Andersen. Additionally, Mr. Ferrera served in the U.S. Army Special Operations and U.S. Army Intelligence prior to earning his undergraduate and graduate degrees. Mr. Ferrera holds an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management and a B.S. in Accounting from Bentley College, magna cum laude. He has assumed the responsibilities of principal accounting officer of the Company.

Timothy Hascall

Mr. Timothy M. Hascall is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of DigitalGlobe, Inc. He joined DigitalGlobe in October 2011 and currently serves as our Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer. Prior to joining us, from 2004 to 2011, Mr. Hascall served as a senior executive at TriZetto Corporation, most recently as President, Blue Cross/Blue Shield Market. Additionally, Mr. Hascall's prior experience includes General Manager, North America for Equitant, Inc. Mr. Hascall began his business career with Andersen Consulting, later Accenture, and was made partner in 1996. Mr. Hascall holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska, and achieved the rank of Major in the United States Marine Corps, serving as an imagery intelligence officer.

Grover Wray

Mr. Grover N. Wray is Chief Human Resources Officer, Senior Vice President of DigitalGlobe Inc. He joined DigitalGlobe in December 2011 and currently serves as our Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, from 2005 to 2011 Mr. Wray led professional, organizational and leadership development initiatives as Executive Vice President of Human Resources at Western Union, a Fortune 500 company based in Englewood, Colorado, and as Vice President, Leadership, Professional Development and Staffing at Janus Capital Group. Mr. Wray also led human resources at Heidrick & Struggles and at Arthur Andersen, where in addition to leading human resources, he also advised clients on change management. Mr. Wray holds a Bachelor of Science in Sociology and a Masters of Organizational Behavior, both from Brigham Young University.

Walter Scott

Dr. Walter S. Scott is Executive Vice President, Chief Technical Officer of DigitalGlobe Inc. He is the founder and currently serves as our Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, and General Manager of our US Government business. From 1986 through 1992, Dr. Scott held a number of technical, program and department management positions at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, including serving as the Assistant Associate Director of the Physics Department. Prior to this, Dr. Scott served as President of Scott Consulting, a Unix systems and applications consulting firm. Since April 2013, Dr. Scott has served on the Board of Directors of The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), an international industry consensus standards organization. Dr. Scott holds a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Mathematics, magna cum laude, from Harvard College and a Doctorate and Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley

Jose Torres

Mr. Jose Torres is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Principal Accounting Officer of the Company. Prior to joining DigitalGlobe in January 2016, Mr. Torres, 41, served in various roles at The ADT Corporation (“ADT”) from February 2012 through December 2015, most recently as Vice President of Accounting, Financial Reporting and MIS. Prior to joining ADT, Mr. Torres served in various roles at Tyco International from March 2004 through January 2012, including North America Regional Assistant Controller, and Corporate Controller at SimplexGrinnell, Tyco’s North America Fire Business Unit. Mr. Torres started his career in New York as a public accountant with Arthur Andersen. Mr. Torres has a BS in Accounting and Business Management from Boston College, an MBA from Florida Atlantic University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Daniel Jablonsky

Mr. Daniel L. Jablonsky is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of DigitalGlobe Inc., since March 12, 2012. Mr. Jablonsky joined DigitalGlobe in March 2012 and currently serves as our Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Prior to joining us, from 2011 to March 2012, Mr. Jablonsky was a shareholder at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP, a law firm, where he practiced corporate and securities law. From 2010 to 2011, Mr. Jablonsky served as the Interim Co-General Counsel of Flextronics International Ltd. and from 2007 to 2010, Mr. Jablonsky served as Senior Corporate Counsel, Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions at Flextronics. Mr. Jablonsky previously was in-house counsel at UBS Financial Services, Inc., served in the enforcement division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and practiced corporate and securities law with O'Melveny & Myers LLP. Mr. Jablonsky also served as an officer and nuclear engineer in the United States Navy prior to attending law school. Mr. Jablonsky holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Washington School of Law.

L. Roger Mason

Dr. L. Roger Mason Jr., Ph.D., is Director of DigitalGlobe, Inc. Dr. Mason is a senior vice president at Noblis, a non-profit research corporation, and a member of the board of directors for the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA). He previously served as Assistant Director of National Intelligence for Systems and Resource Analyses, where he was awarded the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal, the intelligence community's highest award. Dr. Mason is a nationally recognized expert in intelligence capabilities, operations research, and systems integration, and he has published more than 35 papers in peer-reviewed journals and symposia. He holds doctorate and master's degrees in engineering physics (nuclear) from the University of Virginia, a master's degree in business administration from Northwestern University, and a bachelor's degree in physics from The George Washington University.

Nicholas Cyprus

Mr. Nicholas S. Cyprus, CPA., is an Independent Director of DigitalGlobe, Inc., since June 25, 2009. Mr. Cyprus was Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of General Motors Company, an automotive manufacturer, from December 2006 to July 2013. Prior to joining General Motors Company, from May 2004 to March 2006, Mr. Cyprus served as Senior Vice President, Controller, and Chief Accounting Officer of Interpublic Group of Companies. From 1999 to 2004, Mr. Cyprus was Vice President, Controller, and Chief Accounting Officer at AT&T Corporation. Mr. Cyprus currently sits on the Board of Directors of Reader's Digest Association, Inc. and is the Chairman of its Audit Committee. Mr. Cyprus holds a Master of Business Administration from New York University's Stern School of Business and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey. Mr. Cyprus is also a certified public accountant.

Roxanne Decyk

Ms. Roxanne J. Decyk is an Independent Director of the company effective July 1, 2014. Ms. Decyk retired as Executive Vice President of Global Government Relations for Royal Dutch Shell, plc, an oil, gas, chemical and refined petroleum products company, in December 2010, after serving in that position since June 2009. From 2008 until June 2009, Ms. Decyk served as Corporate Affairs and Sustainable Development Director of Royal Dutch Shell plc and from July 2005 to 2008, she served as Corporate Affairs Director. Prior to this, Ms. Decyk was Director International of Shell International B.V., Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs and Human Resources of Shell Oil Company, and Vice President of Corporate Strategy of Shell International Limited. Ms. Decyk also serves as a director of Orbital ATK and serves as chairperson of their Personnel and Compensation Committee. Ms. Decyk also serves as a director of Ensco PLC and Petrofac Ltd. and was most recently a director at Snap-on, Inc., from August 1993 to June 30, 2014. Ms. Decyk earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in English literature and a Juris Doctorate from Marquette University School of Law.

Lawerence Hough

Mr. Lawrence A. Hough is an Independent Director of DigitalGlobe, Inc., since January 31, 2013. Mr. Hough served on the Board of Directors of GeoEye from June 2008 to January 2013 and was appointed to our Board of Directors in accordance with the terms of the Company's Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of July 22, 2012, between the Company and GeoEye. Since January 2007, Mr. Hough has been the managing director of Stuart Mill Venture Partners, L.P., a venture capital investment firm. From January 1997 to the present, he has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Stuart Mill Capital, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Hough worked with Sallie Mae for 23 years, where he held various executive positions, including service as president and CEO from 1990 to 1997. Mr. Hough has also held chief executive officer positions with SatoTravel and SynXis Corporation. From 2008 to the present, he has served on the Board of Directors of Appistry, Inc., and from 2011 to present, he has served on the Board of Directors of Conferma Ltd., both privately held corporations. From 2008 to 2014, Mr. Hough served as a director of Goldleaf Financial Solutions, Inc., a provider of integrated technology and payment solutions for financial institutions, from 2005 to 2009 and was chairman of its Nominating and Governance committee. Mr. Hough served on the Board of Collegiate Funding Services, Inc., which went public in June 2002, and served as chair of the Audit Committee until the company was acquired by JPMorgan Chase. Mr. Hough previously served as a member of the board of directors and as treasurer of the U.S. Olympic Committee, as trustee for George Washington University, and as a member of the corporation of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. Hough holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Stanford University and a Master of Science in Management from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Warren Jenson

Mr. Warren C. Jenson is an Independent Director of DigitalGlobe Inc., since July 2008. Since 2012, Mr. Jenson has been the Chief Financial Officer and head of technical operations of Acxiom Corporation, an enterprise data, analytics and software-as-a-service company. From 2008 through 2011 he served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for Silver Spring Networks, a networking platform and solutions provider for smart grid energy networks. From 2002 to 2008, Mr. Jenson served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Administrative Officer of Electronic Arts, Inc. Before joining Electronic Arts, Mr. Jenson served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Amazon.com, Inc. from 1999 to 2002. From 1998 to 1999, he served as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President for Delta Air Lines. Prior to that, he worked in several positions as part of the General Electric Company, including as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President for the National Broadcasting Company, a subsidiary of General Electric. Mr. Jenson currently serves as a director of TapJoy, Inc., a monetization and distribution services provider for mobile applications, and Intematix Corporation, an LED material development company, each of which is a privately held corporation. He has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Accountancy - Business Taxation from Brigham Young University.

Kimberly Till

Ms. Kimberly Till is an Independent Director of DigitalGlobe, Inc., since October 27, 2010. Ms. Till is an independent consultant and advisor to early stage companies, including serving as Interim CEO then Chairman of the Board of Morf Media, a gamification and enterprise training company from Sept. 2012 to March 2014. Prior to Morf Media, Ms. Till was a director and President and Chief Executive Officer of Harris Interactive, a publicly traded, global leader in custom market research and publishers of The Harris Poll, from October 2008 through June 2011. Ms. Till was responsible for the global management of the company, which included operations in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia. From 2006 to 2008, Ms. Till was President then Chief Executive Officer of the North America Custom business of Taylor Nelson Sofres, a global market research company. From 2003 to 2006, Ms. Till served as Vice President of the U.S. then the Worldwide Media and Entertainment Group, Communications Sector, at Microsoft. Earlier in her career, Ms. Till served as Senior Vice President of International Operations and General Manager of AOL International, and as Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning and Marketing for Sony Corporation of America. Ms. Till also serves as a director of Taunton, Inc. and Independent Programming Network ("IPN"), both privately held corporations. Ms. Till holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Alabama, a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School, and a Juris Doctorate from Duke University Law School.

Eddy Zervigon

Mr. Eddy Zervigon, CPA., is an Independent Director of DigitalGlobe, Inc. Mr. Zervigon is currently a Principal at the investment firm Alta Loma Energy, and from 1997 to February 2012, he worked for Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, most recently as a Managing Director of its Principal Investments Group. Mr. Zervigon also serves as a director of Bloom Energy and has previously served as a board member of MMCinemas, Impsat Fiber Networks, Inc., TVN Entertainment Corporation and Stadium Capital. Mr. Zervigon has a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and a Master's degree in Tax from Florida International University and also has a Master in Business Administration from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Mr. Zervigon is also a certified public accountant.

David Banks