GeoSLAM Appoints CEO, VP of Sales, Marketing

geoslam_logoBINGHAM, UK, Feb 22, 2017 – GeoSLAM, a market-leader in the provision of 3D SLAM-based handheld indoor mapping systems, has boosted its senior team with two new appointments.

The company, based in Bingham, Nottinghamshire, UK, has welcomed Richard Betts as its new CEO and John Allan, as vice president of sales and marketing.

GeoSLAM_RichardBettsThe company’s award-winning SLAM technology enables real time 3D modelling of indoor or enclosed environments without the need for GPS, and is used in a wide variety of sectors including architecture, construction, BIM, surveying, mining and forestry.

Richard (photo right) has previously worked as president of Mettoni Inc, a provider of unified communication software solutions with operations in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Asia Pacific, and held the position of executive vice president of sales and marketing for Enghouse Interactive in the Americas.

On his appointment, Richard said: “What GeoSLAM has achieved in just four years is impressive – the company is renowned for its ZEB1 and ZEB-REVO handheld mobile mapping devices and boasts a global network of over 45 distributors across 35 territories. The next four years will be about establishing GeoSLAM as the global leader in its field and beyond, by continuing to develop its own cutting-edge technologies and providing an invaluable service to many sectors. I can’t wait to get to work with such an exciting and promising company.”

John (photo left), whose previous roles include senior marketing and sales positions with ERDAS, BAE GeoSLAM_JohnAllanSystems and exactEarth Ltd, brings with him extensive global experience in geospatial, remote sensing/photogrammetry and maritime monitoring industries.

John added: “I’m really looking forward to building up GeoSLAM’s commercial infrastructure and strengthening its offering. It’s a young business with a lot of talent that is sure to grow rapidly.”

About GeoSLAM

GeoSLAM was founded in 2012 as a joint venture between CSIRO (Australia’s National Science Agency and the inventors of Wi-Fi) and 3D Laser Mapping (a leading global provider of 3D LIDAR solutions).

GeoSLAM is a market-leader in the design and manufacture of handheld indoor mapping systems. Using advanced Geospatial Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping (SLAM) software, the firm’s technology enables 3D documentation of indoor or enclosed environments without the need for GPS, used in a variety of ways including the construction, mining, forestry, security, and marine sectors.

Most renowned for its ZEB1 and ZEB-REVO handheld mobile indoor mapping systems, GeoSLAM has a global network of over 40 distributors across 6 continents.

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