SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nearmap today announced the addition of Sanchit Agarwal, CP, CMS, as vice president of field operations for the location content provider specializing in high-resolution aerial imagery. Agarwal will be responsible for customer support operations, generating educational content, training, product and market strategy, and certifying and scaling sales teams.
"We are pleased to have Sanchit join our U.S. executive team," said Patrick Quigley, senior vice president and general manager, North America at Nearmap. "He brings a wealth of management and technical expertise in mapping, which is hard to find. His well-rounded operational view and perspective will greatly enhance our customers' experience with our high-resolution image services as we expand our market penetration throughout the country."
Agarwal has worked extensively in mapping and geographic information systems, and is an expert on capturing and utilizing data to analyze and make decisions related to positions on Earth. He has served as a director of mapping operations for Sanborn, as chief technology officer and director of operations for HJW Geospatial (Quantum Spatial), as a senior analyst on mapping and subject matter expert for Fugro, and was a research associate for NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Program at The Ohio State University.
"With extensive geographical coverage, high resolution and freshly updated content, Nearmap is providing more and more power to a larger user base of its aerial maps and imagery," said Agarwal. "The content is current, clear, and provides a historical archive of change that is extremely accurate and easy to use. It provides a significant competitive advantage to many different organizations and businesses, including construction, architecture, engineering, government, insurance and financial services, property, real estate, solar, utilities and telecom."
Agarwal has a B.Tech in Civil Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University) and a Master of Science degree in Mapping and GIS from The Ohio State University.
Nearmap brings the real world to you. We capture, manage and deliver the most current location content in the world, allowing businesses and governments to explore their environment easily. With Nearmap, organizations unlock opportunities that consistently inform decision-making and transform the way they work. Our high-resolution, frequently updated aerial imagery is 2.8-inch GSD, better than satellite imagery. Delivered within days of capture, Nearmap shows changes over time. Users save time and money, reduce site visits and efficiently plan with current, clear imagery.
Nearmap is delivered through a refreshingly easy-to-use interface called MapBrowser™ or accessed via Esri®, Autodesk and CAMA systems.