Luis Mariano González

Business Unit Director Earth Observation


Kingdom of Spain

Mr. González is the Director of the Payload Data Processing and Applications Business Unit at GMV.   He has M. Sc in Computer Science by the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and Economic Sciences studies. 

Mr. González  joined GMV at 1989, and after two years working in Germany (Bremen) for the Columbus program,  has developed his entire career at GMV working in international projects for ESA, European Commission, EUMETSAT and other National and European institutions, covering a wide range of disciplines like Information Technologies, On-board software, Simulation and Image Data Processing.

Since 1998 his professional career has focused on the field of remote sensing and its different aspects, having participated in the development of Ground Segment subsystems of missions such as ENVISAT for the European Space Agency, METOP for EUMETSAT, SMOS, an ESA mission funded by Spain and France and the PAZ and SEOSAT missions within the Spanish National Earth Observation Plan