Cary W. Ludtke, Strategic Advisor to the Board of Directors Mr. Ludtke is a strong leader with broad functional experience who thinks and acts strategically with a proven record in leading and managing transitions. He consistently builds high-performance teams that have demonstrated the ability to deliver, starting with opportunity capture, closing with timely execution to contract deliverables. Mr. Ludtke currently serves as a strategic advisor to the Intermap Technologies Board of Directors. In his advisory role, Mr. Ludtke brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Intermap with over 36 years of directly related executive, managerial and engineering experience in the remote sensing technology space. He adds tremendous value to ongoing strategic planning efforts. Most recently, Mr. Ludtke served as the Vice President and General Manager of the Ball Aerospace Commercial and Operational Space Strategic Business Unit. His responsibilities included delivery to financial performance objectives, strategic planning, market assessment, business development and project execution. Mr. Ludtke now brings this wealth of knowledge and experience to the Intermap board. Mr. Ludtke holds the Pride in Excellence and NASA Design Excellence award, is a member of the Government Electronics and Information Association and the American Astronautical Society and has also been Published in Scientific Journals, Reports and Presentations. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Brigham Young University, and has completed the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) Executive Program for High Technology Companies at Stanford University.
Ray Fitzgerald, Board Advisor Mr. Fitzgerald joined the Intermap Federal Services Board of Directors February 2018. He is an accomplished Aerospace, Defense, Government (ADG) and technology industry executive with over 26 years proven expertise as a founder and growth driver in corporate strategy, structure and operations, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), government contracting, security, safety and regulatory compliance. Mr. Fitzgerald is the founder and Managing Director of BlackPoint Ventures, a consulting and services company providing strategic corporate development, executive management, business growth strategies, M&A due diligence, emerging technology evaluation, facility clearance oversight, safety management and "Aviation Best Practices" in the Aerospace and Defense, Technology, Logistics and Health Care industries. Previously, Mr. Fitzgerald founded BroadBay Group Corporation, a special mission aviation company which provided full spectrum Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) operations as well as Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) facilitation of emerging technologies for US Government, allied foreign nations and commercial clients.Mr. Fitzgerald is a former Navy FA-18 instructor pilot and Aviation Director for the Naval Special Warfare Development Group (DevGru). He brings a wealth of expertise, qualifications and track record of successful outcomes in all phases of business growth within commercial, government, military, aviation and technology sectors.
Education & Training
- S. Naval Postgraduate School, M.B.A.
- The Catholic University of America, B.A. Financial Management
- USMC MAWTS-1 Forward Air Controller (FAC(A)) graduate
- US Naval Aviation Safety School, Aviation Safety Officer Command COI
- Aerospace, Defense and Government
- Special Mission Aviation
- Emerging Technologies
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Health Care
John (Jack) Hild, Board Advisor Mr. Hild joined the Intermap Federal Services Board of Directors March 2017. Mr. Hild has broad experience with geospatial intelligence in the government and commercial sectors and providies executive guidance and oversight to Intermap’s federal strategic planning initiatives. As an independent consultant, Mr. Hild advises clients on geospatial and imagery strategies and geospatial education. While his focus is on the Defense and Intelligence sectors, Mr. Hild has served an appointment to the National Geospatial Advisory Committee, as co-Chair of a United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation Working Group and on a GIS Advisory Board to the Howard County, Maryland school system.Prior to founding his consulting practice, Mr. Hild was a Vice President at Digital Globe serving as Chief Information Officer and as VP of Defense and Intelligence Strategy. Mr. Hild also spent 30 years at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) where he held numerous senior executive positions including Deputy Director of Source Operations and NGA’s Assistant Chief Information Officer.After the September 11, 2001 attacks, Mr. Hild crafted NGA's Homeland Security mission, including major policy reviews and the development and implementation of geospatial data and tradecraft initiatives. Throughout his career, Mr. Hild supported major crisis actions as a cartographer and executive leader. He was also a principal in NGA International initiatives, leading bi-lateral production and analysis strategies with many nations and by providing executive oversight during the creation and implementation of the Multinational Geospatial Co-Production Program (MGCP). Mr. Hild is the recipient of numerous awards, including the NGA’s Distinguished Civilian Award and the Norwegian Defense Medal.
Harry W. Utter, Board Advisor Mr. Utter returned to Intermap joining the Federal Services Board of Directors in January 2017. Mr. Utter was Vice President Intermap Technologies from 2001-2008 where he led and managed sales and operations for the Federal Services subsidiary of the firm primarily serving the DoD and Intelligence Community. In addition, Mr. Utter was Intermap Vice President Global Sales and Channel Partner Programs from 2008-2012, also serving as the Director of Sales from 2001-2007, where he managed global sales and business development with a global sales force and international channel partners in North America, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Australia. Mr. Utter brings a broad and expansive background to the board in the areas of geospatial data, acquisition services, and commercial applications software for government and commercial customers. Mr. Utter is currently the Vice President, Geospatial Consulting Services, for Citiventure Associates, a strategic consulting firm specializing in Urban Redevelopment, Public-Private Partnerships, Geospatial Strategies, and Arts Consulting and Sales.Prior to joining Intermap, Mr. Utter was President and General Manager with Logicon Geodynamics Services Corporation, 1989-2000, where he managed a subsidiary specializing in satellite remote sensing applications and value-added mapping services for Defense, Civil Government, and Commercial clients. Mr. Utter was a career Air Force officer with 20 years of dedicated and diversified experience in contract management, finance, development and operations of classified satellite and space systems. Mr. Utter holds a Bachelor of Science degree from US Air Force Academy and an M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles.
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