DigitalGlobe Names COO

Longmont, Colorado-based DigitalGlobe has hired a new COO. The firm said today that it has hired Scott Smith as Chief Operating Officer for the firm. Smith was most recently at Space Imaging, where he was EVP. smith has also served at Lockheed Missles & Space Company. DigitalGlobe is a provider of satellite imagery for the commercial market. The firm supplies satellite images for commercial customers, and is the provider of satellite images for Google's popular Google Maps feature.