GeoEye Appoints Tony Frazier as Senior Vice President, Marketing

New Position Created to Focus on Product Development Strategy

Dec 13, 2010, 10:00 ET from GeoEye, Inc.




DULLES, Va., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a premier provider of superior satellite and aerial-based geospatial information and services, announced today that it has appointed Tony Frazier as its senior vice president of Marketing.

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GeoEye's President and Chief Executive Officer Matt O'Connell said, "As we bring on new staff to accelerate our growth, we are pleased to welcome Tony to GeoEye's executive team. Tony is a proven technology executive with a results-driven leadership style who brings a wealth of experience in taking commercial solutions to market. Tony will play a key role in helping us launch new products in the coming year and thereafter."

Frazier most recently served as senior director of Product Management and Marketing at Cisco Systems, where he focused on bringing to market emerging technologies core to Cisco's video and collaboration strategy. Prior to Cisco, Frazier spent ten years driving strategy, product management and field marketing at several innovative enterprise software companies where he developed a strong background in search, analytics and e-commerce. Frazier served as senior vice president of Marketing at iPhrase Technologies, an MIT-based venture acquired by IBM in 2005, and as vice president of Americas Marketing for Infor Global Solutions, a leading provider of enterprise applications to mid-market companies. Frazier began his career at Bain & Company, a leading strategic consulting firm based in Boston, Mass.

"I am honored to join the outstanding executive team at GeoEye and lead its award-winning marketing organization. GeoEye is the industry leader in an exciting growth market. I am eager to help the Company exploit its many opportunities to deliver exciting new geospatial information services and penetrate new markets," Frazier said.

About GeoEye

GeoEye, Inc. is a leading international information services company serving government and commercial markets. The Company is recognized as one of the geospatial industry's imagery experts, delivering exceptional quality imagery products, services and solutions to customers around the world. In August, GeoEye was named one of Fortune Magazine's "100 Fastest-Growing Companies" in the United States. The Company has more than 550 employees dedicated to developing best-in-class geospatial information products and services. GeoEye is a public company listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the symbol GEOY. Additional information about GeoEye is available at www.geoeye.com.

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