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Chitra Sivanandam joins RGi Executive Team as Chief Technology Officer

FAIRFAX, April 19, 2021 /PR Newswire/ — Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) is thrilled to announce Chitra Sivanandam as our Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

As CTO, Chitra will oversee RGi’s data science, AI/ML, and cyber situational awareness & understanding vision, strategy, and direction while working with the community to support our contracted and internal research and development (R&D) efforts. She will be responsible for driving our technology forward, inspiring and growing RGi’s engineering team, and delivering innovative technical solutions that provide an immediate impact to our Defense and Intelligence customers.

“Given Chitra’s proven track record within AI/ML, Mission Applications, and Data Science, she will enhance RGi’s position as an innovative, technology-first firm, and energize our entire company around our technical abilities and offerings,” said Stephen Gillotte, RGi CEO.

Chitra brings a wealth of experience by previously serving in various executive-level technology capacities at SAIC, Raytheon (formerly Blackbird Technologies), Exelis, and In-Q-Tel, where she developed and maintained the roadmap and strategy for analysis and analytic platform capabilities, as well as the AI strategy and path forward, including Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Machine Learning, and Deep Learning, as well as Modeling and Simulation capabilities and High Performance Computing analytics. Chitra holds an MBA from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania, a B.S. in Imaging Science from the Rochester Institute of Technology, and is a recent recipient of the AI Executive of the Year award from WashingtonExec.

Chitra’s technical expertise won’t be outshined by her creative talents, as she is also a founder of The Craft of Brewing, a small craft brewery with brew-on-premise capabilities in Ashburn, VA. When she’s not making an impact for RGi’s customers, she’ll likely be at the brewery grabbing a beer and discussing grains, hops, or the latest in computer vision algorithms.

“What excites me the most about RGi is the company’s passion, culture and intellectual curiosity to solve our customers’ toughest problems,” said Chitra. “I’m fortunate to be able to lead and grow with this talented team.”

“Chitra is a high-energy person who is eager to help propel RGi into our next phase of growth while ensuring we remain a go-to firm for top talent,” said Sidney Medford, RGi COO.

For more information on RGi, please visit rgi-corp.com.

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RGi CEO Stephen Gillotte talks Cyber SA/SU at Geography2050

Visualizing cyber situational awareness and understanding at scale and at the tactical level is a critical component to providing future Soldiers with the concepts and capabilities needed to ensure over-match and over-dominance by our military.

During last week’s Geography2050 Symposium, hosted by the American Geographical Society, Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) CEO Stephen Gillotte presented RGi’s research into how geospatial is the shared language to communicate situational awareness leading to effective Command and Control (C2) and a common situational understanding of the multi-domain battlespace.

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RGi names Brian Loggins Director, Business Development and Strategic Growth

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) has named Brian Loggins to lead business development and strategic growth. In this capacity, Loggins will drive RGi’s engagement with new and existing C5ISR customers.

Given the tremendous growth we are experiencing in the C5ISR community, we are thrilled to have Brian join our team, said Stephen Gillotte, RGi CEO. “Brian is invested in solving some of today’s tough National Security challenges, such as Cyber Situational Awareness and Understanding, Assured Position, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) and implementing AI/ML technologies into the enterprise to support decision analytics.”

Loggins brings over 30 years of involvement in National Security, with the past 13 years in industry, leading business development and long-range strategic planning focused on DoD, IC, and Cyber. Prior to joining RGi, he led long-range strategic planning in Full Spectrum Cyber and ISR for the cyber and intelligence business at Northrop Grumman. His industry career has followed an impressive 21-year career in the U.S. Army, which culminated as a Lieutenant Colonel and the senior geospatial officer on the Army Staff in the Pentagon.

“I’m committed to helping our government customers achieve mission success,” said Loggins. “We’ll drive forward, building on RGi’s strong geospatial heritage, focused on helping our customers tackle their hardest problems.”

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RGi selected for CIOReview’s 2019 Top 10 Defense Technology Consulting/Services Companies list

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) is proud to be recognized by CIOReview Magazine as one of the Top 10 Defense Technology Consulting/Services Companies in 2019. CIOReview’s editorial team selected RGi based on its technological advancements and robust services that bolster national security efforts.

As part of its profile on RGi, CIOReview explains how RGi is visualizing cyber situational awareness and understanding at the tactical level. “We are defining the next generation of geospatial technologies that form the shared language that aligns military efforts in the multi-domain battlespace,” said Stephen Gillotte, CEO. The profile further describes how RGi has strategically expanded its offerings to include Cyber Situational Awareness & Understanding, Assured Position, Navigation, & Timing (A-PNT) in austere/hostile environments, and Artificial Intelligence (AI)/Machine Learning (ML) technologies.

To read the full RGi profile in CIOReview Magazine, please click here.