Who Am I?

Dr. Armando Guevara creator of the term “geospatial”, is a results driven executive that turns corporate strategy into successful customer experiences, possesses a unique and diverse combination of technology and strategic business savvy. With a solid record of R&D accomplishments that span more than 15 years in the IT, imaging, sensors and geospatial industry.

Dr. Guevara is a recognized pioneer, strategist, technology creator and a regularly invited national and international key note speaker for his writings On the Spatial Enabling of Information", “Adaptable, Scalable Spatial Architectures,” and "The Science of Where."Currently Dr. Guevara is CEO of Gtt NetCorp and acting CEO of Visual Intelligence in Houston, Texas



University of New York Buffalo / RPI Troy NY, 1979 – 1983

University of New York, Buffalo, 1979 – 1983

University of the Andes, Merida, Venezuela, 1974 – 1979


Work Experience


www.gttnetcorp.com, www.geodrones.com, www.gttimaging.com
Houston-Texas / Guadalajara-Mexico / LATAM
March 2017 - Present

Gtt NetCorp where as CEO he participated in the strategic and commercial launch of DigitalGlobe’s (first WorldView then EarthWatch) imaging satellites and where he led the creation of a Spatially Enabled Web Service called is-net.net and www.geodrones.com. Dr. Guevara has launched the term “geospatial robotics” and under his leadership at Gtt, researching the development and integration of geospatial technology with robotics, in particular UVS and aerial robotics.


Nov 2006 - Nov 2017

Visual Intelligence where as President and CEO under his strategic leadership, filed numerous patents and created the iOne Software Sensor Tool Kit Architecture (iOne STKA), which earned the Geospatial Forum 2013 World Technology Innovation Award in Sensors.Based on the iOne STKA, Visual Intelligence developed the most economical,best performing,multipurpose line of digital metric 2D,obliqe and 3D imaging senseor products for aerial/droes,around,and mobile application to "geoimage the 3D world online"

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Intergraph (Now Hexagon),

Tampa-Florida / LATAM
Jan 1995 - Dec 2000

Intergraph where as Executive Director he co-led the introduction of the GeoMedia product line and where he coined the term “geospatial;”


Tampa-Florida / LATAM
1994 – 1997


https://gisandscience.com/2011/09/21/esri-software-rd-team-circa-1985, https://gisandscience.com/2014/01/15/esri-phone-list-circa-1983/
Redlands-California, USA
July 1982 – Jun 1993

ESRI whereas Senior Software Engineer and Co-Director of R&D he was one of the first contributing designers and developers of the ArcGIS system, the first multi-platform source porting, the first programmable interface and the first Course Curricula (co-founding the GIS industry);



  1. A Software Toolkit Platform for Developing Next Generation Drone Array Sensors Page 46 - Link
  2. CIO Review Selects Visual Intelligence® for 20 Most Promising GIS Solution Providers 2015 - Link
  3. CIO Article Page 50 - Link
  4. Sensors for a Multipurpose World - Link
  5. New Tools to Meet Demand for 3D Mapping - Link
  6. The Future of Oblique Imaging and 3D Mapping - Link
  7. The 3D Revolution Will Be Visualized - Link
  8. DigitalFilm: A new era of sensors for aerial surveying and mapping - Link
  9. Integrated Multi Source LiDAR and Imagery - Link
  10. Image fusion (LiDAR, ortho, oblique) - Link
  11. Geospatial Forum 2013 Technology Innovation Award in Sensors - Link
  12. Geospatial Forum 2013 Technology Innovation Award in Sensors (Video Clip) - Link
  13. The iOne Sensor Tool Kit Architecture by Prof. Gordon Petrie Univ. Glasgow - Link
  14. About the patented ARCA geometry technology - Link
    Note: The arca geometry technology can be miniaturized for UAV/UAS and handheld apps like BIM, interior mapping close range photogrammetry.
  15. Modular and scalable systems - Link
  16. Visual Intelligence Sensors on NEANY UAVs/Drones - Link 1, Link 2
  17. Visual Intelligence Releases Geospatial Industry’s First Multi-Purpose Oblique/3D Sensor - Link 1, Link 2
  18. Visual Intelligence Redefines the Capabilities of Medium Format Aerial Cameras with the iOne M+ Medium Format Digital Aerial - Link
  19. SpatialNews / GeoCommunity - Link
  20. Sensors & Systems “Visual Intelligence’s iOne Sensor Systems Solutions Now Available with Industry’s Leading SOMAG GSM 3000 Gyro Stabilization Mount” - Link
  21. BioSpace – January 9, 2014 – “Visual Intelligence Licenses Miniaturized Ione STKA-ARCA Sensor Array Technology To Broadspot For Retinal Imaging Applications” - Link
  22. Fotogrametría y Servicios Profesionales S.A. (FYSPSA de MEXICO) acquires iOne Stereo - Link
  23. Sensors & Systems Magazine – February 11, 2014 – “Visual Intelligence Releases iOne Sensor Reconfiguration Kit For The iOne Stereo, n-Oblique/3D And IMS Geoimaging Sensor Systems Solutions” - Link
  24. American Surveyor – December 3, 2013 – “Sanborn Map Company Purchases Visual Intelligence iOne n-Oblique Sensor System Solution after Extensive Evaluation” - Link
  1. On the Spatial Enabling of Information Paradigm – An Exploratory Paper” - Link
  2. Toward and Adaptable Spatial Processing Architecture - Link
  3. On the Spatial Enabling of Information Paradigm - Link
  4. The future of oblique and 3D mapping for city planning and management trends and applications - Link
  5. On the Evolution of GIS and the Spatial Enabling of Information - Link
  6. The iOne Infrastructure Metric Mapping System (ims) - Link
  7. iOne STKA Technology Innovation Forum - The Science of Where - Link
  8. The iOne IMS - Link
  9. The arca of iris one - Link

FOR MORE papers please Google "Armando Guevara Geospatial”

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