During the closing session on Thursday, September 22, the 2011 XA Cup trophy and the title of “2011 eXtreme Analyst of the Year” was awarded to Dave Tilman, Geospatial Analyst for the Naval Special Warfare/Mission Support Center. NGA Imagery Analyst, “Dev” Mahajan, took second place.
More than 50 contestants participated in the competition. The last two standing faced off in an exciting final round to close out the 2011 GXP User Conference.
Congratulations to all who participated, and a special shout out goes to the Round one leader board semifinalists:
- Dave Tilman, Naval Special Warfare/Mission Support Center
- Dev Mahajan, NGA
- Paul Rabatin, NGA
- Annie Howington-Kraus, U.S. Geological Survey/Astrogeology
- Craig Brower, SAIC
- Brent Guttmann, U.S. Army
- Steven Tardiff, NGA
- Lisa Brimhall, NGA
- David Cunningham, Jacobs Technology/Qualis Corporation
- Johan Jakobsson, Swedish Armed Forces