Senior Management Team

Peter Mabson

President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

Mr. Mabson has 30 years of experience in the space sector and products businesses. Prior to joining the Company as President in 2009, Mr. Mabson held various executive positions within COM DEV. From 2002 until 2009, Mr. Mabson was Vice President of Corporate Development of COM DEV where he was responsible for corporate strategic planning and for mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Mabson has authored several technical papers related to satellite communications systems and previously served on the technology advisory board at Conestoga College in Kitchener, Ontario. Mr. Mabson graduated from McMaster University in 1981 with degrees in Engineering Physics and Business Management.

Sean Maybee

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Maybee has over 20 years of management experience gained with PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP, satellite manufacturing businesses, and in the data service industry. Prior to joining the Company in 2012, he was an employee of COM DEV since 2001, where he served as Vice President, Corporate Finance from 2008 to 2012. In that role he was responsible for recommending and implementing COM DEV’s corporate financial strategy, including treasury, public reporting, internal controls and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Maybee graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University, with a BA Honours Economics 1994, was awarded a CMA designation in 1996, achieved his Certified Public Accountant (Delaware) certificate in 1998, and earned an M.B.A. in 2005 from Wilfrid Laurier University.

David Martin

Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing

Mr. Martin has over 25 years of commercial experience in data solutions services, including enterprise class software products and data service engineering solutions. Mr. Martin joined the Company in 2009 in the role of Vice President, Product Management, where he was responsible for the launch of our AIS data service, and in 2013 was appointed Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing. Prior to joining our team, Mr. Martin was the Vice President Sales & Marketing for Emforium Group Inc., from 2008 until 2009. He was also a Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer for Metropolitan Systems Inc. Mr. Martin studied mathematics and computer science at the University of Waterloo.

Peter Dorcas

Vice President, Business Development

Mr. Dorcas has 17 years of experience supporting the introduction of new space-based products and services to the international market. Mr. Dorcas joined exactEarth in 2009 as the Director of Sales and Marketing spearheading the introduction of the operational data service into the surveillance and security market. Prior to joining exactEarth, he held systems engineering, project management and business development positions at COM DEV Ltd and MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. Mr. Dorcas has a Degree in Mechanical Engineering from McMaster University.


We are happy to announce that exactEarth is now part of Spire Global

We are incredibly excited to join the Spire family. As we complete the integration of our businesses, we will continue to look for opportunities to serve you better today and in the future. Together, we will continue to drive the digitalization of the maritime industry by building trusting relationships and providing our customers with innovative, actionable data solutions that have a meaningful impact on businesses, society and the planet.

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