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Stephen Gillotte featured in Virginia Tech’s “50 for 50” celebration

Stephen Gillotte, CEO of Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) and a Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) graduate, was recently chosen as one of 50 alumni featured in the Virginia Tech Computer Science (CS) Department’s 50th anniversary celebration. The “50 for 50” spotlights seek to showcase CS alumni who are industry leaders while inspiring the Hokie leaders of tomorrow.

Within the spotlight, Steve discusses the early stages of his technology career, which began in the third grade when he discovered the GW Basic interpreter and taught himself to program, as well as the path he took that led him to found RGi on his 30th birthday.

Steve also talks about how the CS Department helped equip him for running a successful small business by allowing him to focus on interdisciplinary skills, such as public speaking and the ability to communicate technology information to the outside world effectively.

To read Steve’s “50 for 50” spotlight, click here.

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RGi turns 9!

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) celebrates its 9th birthday this week!

Nine years ago, RGi CEO Stephen Gillotte formed RGi in order to simply “do better.” Today, the thriving company boasts a Best Places to Work title for creating an exceptional life experience for employees, while consistently going above and beyond for customers to help them achieve mission success.

RGi’ers marked the occasion in style with cake and ice cream – Happy Birthday RGi!

If you are a smart, energetic professional who would like to join a growing team, view our job openings at www.rgi-corp.com/careers/.

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RGi CEO Stephen Gillotte discusses career planning with Virginia Tech students

In preparation for his new role on the Virginia Tech Computer Science Department’s Advisory Board, Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc’s (RGi’s®) CEO Stephen Gillotte spent time with the Virginia Tech Computer Science Resources Consortium (CSRC).

Steve participated in several student events where he met with all levels of undergrads to discuss life after graduation, working with recruiters, how to negotiate offers with both small and large companies, as well as the everyday challenges of the work environment. During these exchanges, Steve emphasized the value of having a personal brand, community activism, extracurricular activities, and the importance of continuous learning throughout a career.