BAE Systems has named Mark E. Sarojak as sales director for the Americas, representing the company's Geospatial eXploitation Products line.

BAE Systems has named Mark E. Sarojak, sales director for the Americas, representing the company's Geospatial eXploitation Products (GXP) line of business, which consists of the VITec, SOCET SET and SOCET GXP products. GXP's sales force also includes John Parker, western U.S. regional sales manager, and David Reed, recently promoted to southeast U.S. regional sales manager. Sarojak will report to Dan London, vice president, sales and marketing, GXP, and will focus on expanding the U.S. Sales force and building an extensive distributor network in Latin America.

Sarojak joined BAE Systems in 2002 as systems engineering manager/architect for SOCET GXP where he directed design and testing processes for the GXP product line. Most recently, he has been promoting BAE Systems' new SOCET GXP software to leading defense customers, and working with internal company programs to implement SOCET GXP as the primary development platform.

Prior to joining BAE Systems, Sarojak worked as a software engineer and technical lead for various software development projects ranging from internet-based software services, data warehousing, and enterprise architecture development, to image exploitation and analysis and virtual reality-based photogrammetry for surgical navigation systems. He holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from Wake Forest University and a master's degree in engineering systems, with a Photogrammetry and Image Exploitation emphasis, from the Colorado School of Mines.

Source: BAE, Dec. 20, 2004