Kleos Space S.A. (ASX: KSS, Frankfurt: KS1) has named seasoned industry executive, Eric von Eckartsberg, as the firm’s US-based Chief Revenue Officer.
He is a highly qualified business executive with an extensive background leading rapid growth in international sales and business development teams within the defence and intelligence sectors.
His extensive industry expertise includes senior leadership roles at satellite imagery and geospatial services providers Maxar Corporation and Vricon Inc., network security analytics platform RedSeal Networks, and advanced AI and text analytics software company Basis Technology Corp. He also served as a US Government Intelligence Officer for more than a decade.
Eric will be responsible for Kleos’ global sales, the business development and sales teams and strategic customer partnerships. As Kleos prepares for commercialization of its global activity-based intelligence data, the company has also expanded its sales team with the appointment of Product Manager Guillermo Gutierrez and Sales Executive Alex Johnson, both based in the US.
Guillermo Gutierrez brings more than two decades of experience to the role with an in-depth understanding of Geographic Information System (GIS), image and LiDAR processing, 3D modelling and geospatial data. He previously led commercial and international strategic initiatives for the Geospatial Solutions Division at L3Harris Technologies.
Alex Johnson is an experienced business development and sales executive with digital marketing strategy and sales enablement with expertise driving lead generation strategy. In his previous role at space technology company Maxar Technologies, Alex was responsible for the sale of satellite imagery, software and geospatial data to global companies.