LizardTech, a division of Celartem Inc. and a provider of software
solutions for managing and distributing digital content, today
announced the addition of Jeff Young as its business development
manager for geospatial solutions. Young will support the company’s
commitment to the growth of its Express Suite line of geospatial
Young will be responsible for expanding LizardTech’s third-party
relationships in targeted market segments including U.S. defense and
civilian agencies, state and local governments and commercial markets.
Based out of Colorado, he brings over 30 years of experience to the
LizardTech team. Prior to joining LizardTech, Young held positions in
business development, consulting and sales with several geospatial
companies such as Leica Geosystems, Space Imaging and Bentley Systems.
am quite fortunate to join the LizardTech team and support the senior
leadership of the company at such a critical time for the always
dynamic geospatial industry,” said Jeff Young, business development
manager, LizardTech. “LizardTech, as a uniquely positioned and
respected software provider to the geospatial community, continues to
bring global customers, partners and industry allies solid, stable and
time-tested technology. I am particularly excited about being a
contributor to LizardTech’s sustained growth, product expansions and
innovative geospatial workflow solutions.”
“Jeff has a broad
base of experience and an in-depth understanding of the geospatial
market,” said Jon Skiffington, senior product manager, LizardTech. “His
past track record of proven success and leadership will allow
LizardTech to rapidly expand our third-party relationships across
In addition to his professional experience
in the GIS industry, Young currently is a national director
representing the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing,
Rocky Mountain Region on the ASPRS Board of Directors.
1992, LizardTech has delivered state-of-the-art software products for
managing and distributing massive, high-resolution digital content such
as geospatial image data. LizardTech pioneered MrSID®
(Multiresolution Seamless Image Database), a powerful wavelet-based
image encoder, viewer, and file format, and sits on the Technical
Committee of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) for the purpose of
extending the capabilities of JPEG 2000 to geospatial applications,
driving cross-platform interoperability and rapid Internet distribution
for geospatial imagery. LizardTech has offices in Seattle, London and
Tokyo and is a division of Celartem Technology Inc. (Hercules:4330).
For more information about LizardTech, visit www.lizardtech.com or call 206-652-5211 or toll free 1-866-725-5211.
Technology Inc., develops and sells innovative technologies for
storage, access and distribution of rich media content. Celartem has
developed technology in the areas of digital image compression,
scalable image viewing and secure content distribution and management.
Celartem is listed on the Osaka Securities Exchange, Hercules:4330.
Established in 1996, Celartem is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and has
a wholly owned subsidiary, Celartem Inc. with headquarters in Seattle.