HawkEye 360 announces hiring of Chief Legal Officer
HERNDON, VA June 15, 2017 Alison Alfers, former Senior Vice President and General Counsel for DigitalGlobe, Inc. and Space Imaging, Inc. has joined HawkEye 360 Inc.’s executive team as Chief Legal Officer.
Alfers brings more than two decades of domestic and international experience to HawkEye 360, including more than 10 years focused on the space-based satellite imagery industry. Alfers will serve as chief legal counsel, working closely with the executive team to execute HawkEye 360’s business development and growth strategies, including having responsibility for regulatory and governmental affairs. Most recently, Alfers served as Chief Legal Officer for TwentyEighty, Inc., a portfolio of executive leadership companies owned by Providence Equity Partners.
“At HawkEye 360, our goal is to bring together top talent from the space and analytics industries to build a team of innovative and enthusiastic thought leaders who understand the pioneering nature of our technology solutions and their global potential,” said John Serafini, Chief Executive Officer of HawkEye 360. “With her experience in the early days of the commercial remote sensing industry and later with DigitalGlobe, Alfers brings unique expertise to HawkEye that will help us achieve our goal to become the global leader in RF signals-based data solutions.”
“I am excited to join the great team at HawkEye 360 and am looking forward to being a part of the continued advancement of space-based technologies for commercial application,” Alfers said.
More information about HawkEye 360 can be found at www.he360.com.
About HawkEye 360
HawkEye 360 is developing a constellation of small satellites in low Earth orbit (LEO) to generate reports on wireless signals that can be used to track and monitor global transportation networks, assist with emergencies, as well as other data analytics services. The company seeks to provide highly accurate maritime situational awareness, collecting information about vessels to create a wealth of current and historical data useful for commercial planning and monitoring, as well as emergency response. Similar data will be available for airborne and land-based transportation and logistics industries. More information about the company can be found at www.he360.com.