Leading LiDAR Expert Joins Atlantic As Vice President
Veteran professional will guide the Alabama firm's ongoing technological advancement
Tim Blak, a leading expert in LiDAR, geodesy and advanced remote sensing, has been named Atlantic’s vice president of technology. Atlantic is a growing Huntsville, Ala.-based company specializing in remote sensing, surveying and consulting services.
In his new role, Blak will serve as a member of Atlantic’s executive team to ensure the company’s technological advancement, strengthen existing quality assurance/quality control practices, and focus on problem solving to increase client satisfaction.
“As Atlantic continues to grow, we will seek the best and the brightest to join our team,” says Brian Mayfield, president and COO. “Tim is a well-known expert in the geospatial profession, and his joining Atlantic means we can leverage his thought leadership to advance our geospatial solutions, create new workflows and offer a better overall return on investment to our clients.”
Blak has more than 28 years of experience utilizing advanced technologies to solve complex geospatial issues within enterprise geographic information systems (GIS) and engineering environments. He is a nationally-known subject-matter expert on LiDAR, and how to utilize the technology and products to develop new and to improve existing business processes resulting in better decision making for assessing risk and mitigation. He is a surveyor photogrammetrist and geodetic land surveyor, and he holds a geographical information systems technologist diploma from Algonquin College in Ottawa, Ont.
Atlantic is a technology-driven remote sensing, surveying and consulting business. Atlantic’s staff of certified professionals, who are known as thought leaders in their field, provide geospatial and consulting solutions to government and private sector clients.