HERNDON, Va. – January 5, 2021 – BlackSky (NYSE: BKSY) has named Aly Bonilla as its Vice President of Investor Relations. Mr. Bonilla reports to BlackSky Chief Financial Officer Johan Broekhuysen and will serve as the primary liaison between the company, its shareholders, and the investment community.
“We are excited to welcome Aly to the BlackSky team and look forward to having him lead our investor relations strategy as we build a world-class program,” said Broekhuysen.
“Aly is a seasoned financial executive who brings a unique perspective and extensive experience in investor relations and financial planning for large, established companies, which will enhance BlackSky’s commitment to deliver long-term shareholder value and elevate our profile among analysts and investors,” added Broekhuysen.
Mr. Bonilla has nearly 25 years of experience in investor relations and broad financial management, including financial planning and analysis and operational finance with several Fortune 500 companies. He joins BlackSky after serving as vice president of investor relations for industrial IoT company ORBCOMM. Prior to this, he led the investor relations function at Office Depot and held various corporate finance management roles at ADT, Tyco Simplex Grinnell, and AutoNation. Mr. Bonilla received a Master of Business Administration degree in finance and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business and Education from Florida Atlantic University.
About BlackSky Technology Inc.
BlackSky is a leading provider of real-time geospatial intelligence. Leveraging its own satellite constellation and harnessing the world’s emerging sensor network, the Company monitors the activities and locations worldwide that matter most to its customers. BlackSky’s on-demand constellation of proprietary satellites, together with the sensors in its partners’ constellations, are capable of imaging targeted locations on Earth multiple times a day in a variety of conditions. The data collected from BlackSky’s satellites and other sources populates BlackSky’s proprietary data lake and platform. Cutting-edge computer techniques, including machine learning and artificial intelligence, allow BlackSky’s customers to derive unique and commercially valuable insights, providing them with a first-to-know advantage. BlackSky’s suite of real-time geospatial intelligence products can be integrated into a customer’s system or made available through BlackSky Spectra platform using a laptop and internet connection. The Company’s variety of pricing and utilization options enables customers to customize their first-to-know experience. For more information, visit www.blacksky.com.
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