Keith Masback

Principal Consultant, Plum Run LLC

Role: Associate

Sites: CDL-Atlanta, CDL-Paris, CDL-Toronto

Stream: Space

Leading international authority on geospatial intelligence (remote sensing + geospatial/location data & information + analytics + visualization) with over 30 years of experience. Currently focused on providing strategic advice and counsel to a broad portfolio of leading edge startups, focused on product-market fit, go-to-market planning & execution, coaching, mentoring, and relationship building.

Recognized as the 2019 Geospatial Ambassador of the Year by Geospatial World Media. Led and inspired teams from 25 to over 500, in the US and abroad. Sought-after speaker and published author with a superb reputation and deep professional relationships across the defense, intelligence, and homeland security communities.

Served as a member of the Intelligence Task Force of the Defense Science Board and the Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing (ACCRES). Immediate past Chairman of the Department of Interior’s National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC).
Currently serves as a member of the Mapping Science Committee of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, the NGAC’s Landsat Advisory Committee, a Councilor and Fellow of the American Geographical Society (AGS), a Non-Resident Advisor for Industry Partnerships for the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, and a member of the Advisory Boards of both the International Spy Museum and Global Special Operations Forces Foundation.