Luis Mariano Gonzalez

Business Unit Director Earth Observation


Kingdom of Spain

Mr. González is the Director of Payload Data Processing and Applications (PDPA) Business Unit at GMV.   He has M. Sc in Computer Science by the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and Economic Sciences studies. He joined GMV at 1989 and since then he has undergone through the various company categories from Project Engineer to Project Manager, to the Head of the Data Processing Division and deputy of the Ground System Business Unit in 2002, until reaching its actual position as PDPA Director in 2008.

Mr. González, 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, including Image Data Processing projects both for Science and Earth Observation Missions like ENVISAT,  METOP,  SMOS or INGENIO.