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Orbital Micro Systems names Brian Leslie Global Sales Director

(15 May 2019 - Orbital Micro Systems) Orbital Micro Systems (OMS), a leader in advanced instrumentation for small satellite missions and analysis-ready earth data intelligence platforms, announced that Brian Leslie has been appointed Global Sales Director.

In this capacity, he will be responsible for the company’s sales and go-to-market activities across North America, EMEA, Latin America, and the Asia/Pacific region. His appointment is effective immediately.

A resident of the Denver area, Leslie brings 25 years of industry expertise to OMS. He has a proven track record in enterprise data sales, serving in executive sales positions with industry leaders like Google, Digital Globe, and SkyBox Imaging. He has also spent over a decade in engineering, working with global giants Lockheed Martin and Computer Sciences Corporation.

OMS launched its first instrumentation package aboard the NASA ISS re-supply mission April 17 from Wallops Island, Virginia. OMS plans to place six to eight more weather observation satellites in orbit throughout the next 12 months, which will provide observation revisit rates of approximately two hours, compared to the three to seventy-two hour data collection intervals available through existing systems. All the data OMS collects will pass through its International Center for Earth Data (ICED) facility in Edinburgh, Scotland, which will process and deliver Earth observation data to customers around the world.

“We are delighted that Brian has joined our team. His expertise, contacts, and passion for our business will play an essential role in OMS’ strategy to evolve into the world’s leading provider of readily accessible, frequent, and highly reliable Earth Observation data,” said William Hosack’s chief executive officer at OMS. “As we look to expand our satellite constellation, and finalize our ICED facility in Scotland, Brian will be at the forefront in helping customers in the insurance, aviation, agriculture, maritime, and energy sectors maximize the inherent value of OMS’ data solutions.”

About Orbital Micro Systems

Orbital Micro Systems (OMS) specializes in the development and delivery of technology and data for space applications. With broad expertise in applied science, weather science and earth observation, instrumentation development, data science, space operations, and program delivery, OMS is positioned to deliver innovation to many areas of the aerospace sector.