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.
The 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 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, whose previous roles include senior marketing and sales positions with ERDAS, BAE Systems and exactEarth Ltd, brings with him extensive global experience in geospatial, remote sensing/photogrammetry and maritime monitoring industries.
“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.”
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).
For more information visit www.geoslam.com.