A World Satellite Business Week event
Sept. 14-15, 2017 / The Westin - Paris

A.J. De Rosa

Executive Vice President Haed of Global Sales

Orbital Insight

United States of America

AJ currently serves as Executive Vice President & Head of Sales at Orbital Insight, Inc. Orbital Insight is a geospatial big data company with backing by top tier VC’s led by Sequoia and Google Ventures. He initially joined as an advisory board member and quickly became their 13th employee. He is responsible for defining, structuring and scaling their sales organization, whilst being heavily involved in the strategic direction of their product; leveraging the rapidly growing availability of satellite, UAV, and other geospatial data sources.  

AJ graduated from Lehigh University in 1995 and began his first sales position with Thomson Financial (now Thomas Reuters). He gained quick success in the market data space, and joined select colleagues in his first start up career move at LionShares.com; a technology disrupter within the market data space. This proved to be a successful move, with an acquisition by FactSet within 2 years.

In 2001, AJ then joined Eze Castle Software, a Boston based trading technology start up. He joined the firm as one of their first sales employees and demonstrated great success; creating and scaling both their domestic and global sales organizations.  During his 14-year tenure, he played a critical role in 2 private equity deals and an acquisition and served on the integration team for each company merger. He was appointed Managing Director & Co-head of Global of Sales of the Eze Software Group in 2011, before his departure in 2015.

AJ additionally serves on the advisory board of MapD Technologies an early stage San Francisco based technology company focused on database and visualization applications.