Jim Youker joined the BAE Systems sales team in May. Jim will be managing the sales and business development efforts for select agencies within the defense and intelligence community market segment for the Geospatial eXploitation Products® (GXP) business. He has more than 20 years of experience in the aerospace industry. His background in product management, marketing, and the development of business opportunities in the geospatial intelligence solutions sector will be a great asset to the GXP team.
Jim most recently served as executive director for federal sales at TerraGo® Technologies, an In-Q-Tel portfolio firm. He holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Washington, MBA from the University of Northern Colorado, and a graduate degree in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College. Jim recently retired as a colonel in the U.S. Army with 30 years of service where he commanded units at the company, battalion, and brigade levels. Jim, his wife Chris, and their daughter Carissa reside in Annapolis, Maryland.