Senior Director of 3D Products
Mr. Zaworski officially joined Maxar in July 2020 through the acquisition of the remaining shares in Vricon; a Joint Venture originally formed by Digital Globe and Saab. He serves as the Senior Director for Autonomy and Synthetic Environments within the Earth Intelligence Product organization at Maxar. In this role, Mr. Zaworski is responsible for shaping strategies to speed the integration of Vricon capabilities into Maxar’s overall technology portfolio and to focus on developing unique, scalable technology solutions to support expansion into key, cutting-edge, emerging market verticals.
Prior to the acquisition, Mr. Zaworski was appointed CEO of Vricon Systems, LLC to lead management and operations for all US Government business at Vricon. Having been the first US employee hired when the JV was formed, he was responsible for shaping technology and business strategy for Vricon in the US government space and working directly with customers and users to help them implement Vricon’s unique technology solutions across the requirements spectrum, from full enterprise deployments to specific tactical mission solutions. Prior to joining Vricon, Mr. Zaworski served as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Urban Robotics, LLC. in Portland, Oregon.
Mr. Zaworski is an engineer by trade, with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from Cornell University. His extensive background ranges from automotive design and engineering to complex computational modeling and high-performance computing. Previous to his role as CTO at Urban Robotics, Mr. Zaworski spent significant time overseas, in tactical environments, working on developing new tools and methodologies to overcome challenges related to Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination (PED) of massive 2D and 3D imagery data sets, particularly in bandwidth constrained environments. His work contributed to significant operational advances in data management and PED for key DoD ISR programs active in theaters around the world.
He is an active member of the of the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF), serving as a board member and member of the finance and audit committee.