William Schuster

Bill is a highly accomplished leader in the geospatial industry having served in senior roles in both commercial enterprises and the U.S. Government. Prior to HySpecIQ, Bill was Chief Operating Officer of GeoEye where his leadership helped contribute to two orders of magnitude increase in value during his tenure. Earlier, he held senior management positions with BAE Systems, Harris Corporation and Loral.

Bill spent over 20 years with the Central Intelligence Agency, most of which assigned to the National Reconnaissance Office where he rose to the senior executive ranks and was cited by the Secretary of Defense for the pivotal role he played in the conceptualization and operation of key national reconnaissance systems, further noting that his achievements were critical ingredients of the U.S. success in space.