Radiant Solutions President Tony Frazier Selected to 2018 Wash100 for Leadership in Space Based Intelligence

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Tony Frazier, president of Radiant Solutions, as an inductee into the 2018 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena–for his leadership in improving space-based intelligence and encouraging innovations within the geospatial industry.

Radiant Solutions is one the four business units of Maxar Technologies that was formed in October 2017 after MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates closed its approximately $3.6 billion acquisition of DigitalGlobe.

In an interview with ExecutiveBiz, Frazier discussed the positioning of the company as Maxar’s geospatial services business.

“We are well-positioned to create a disruptive force in space-based intelligence,” he said. “No company has such strong roots in geospatial with our level of scale and a strong commercial mindset.”

He also noted about the company’s aim to help clients leverage the potential of cloud computing, big data analytics, machine learning, sensors and other emerging technologies to support their global mapping and intelligence missions.

In November 2017, Radiant Solutions combined its geospatial services brands – DigitalGlobe Intelligence SolutionsRadiantBlueMDA Information Systems and HumanGeo – as part of a strategy to help clients address national security challenges.

In a recent interview, the three-time Wash100 inductee mentioned that one of the trends he sees in the remote-sensing area is the ability to leverage big data analytics, machine learning and other technologies to glean insights from gathered data.

“Applying artificial intelligence, machine learning, and big data analytics are the enablers that will help our community ride this tidal wave of data to move the needle for the mission.”

DigitalGlobe announced in August 2017 the winning algorithms in the second round of the SpaceNet Challenge – a competition that seeks to accelerate machine learning innovation and the company’s collaborative effort with CosmiQ Works and Nvidia.

“The results from round two show developers are harnessing machine learning and high-resolution training data to achieve outcomes that indicate automation could be used in the near future to support broader geospatial analytics,” Frazier noted then.

Frazier cited several geospatial intelligence initiatives that seek to reflect how government-industry partnership can help advance GEOINT innovation in an August 2017 blog post.

Those efforts include DigitalGlobe’s SpaceNet online satellite imagery repository and Geospatial Big Data platform that work to help GEOINT analysts generate insights from large data sets.

Frazier previously served as a senior vice president at DigitalGlobe|Radiant, which was established after DigitalGlobe acquired The Radiant Group in 2016.

Prior to Frazier’s role as SVP of DigitalGlobe’s government solutions business, he held positions at tech companies such as Cisco and Infor Global Solutions.

Executive Mosaic congratulates Tony Frazier and the Radiant Solutions team for their selection to receive this award.

Click here to view the full list of leaders recognized in the Wash100.

Sign in to cast your vote for those executives with the greatest impact on government contracting.


About The Wash100
This year represents our fifth annual Wash100 award selection. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders selected by Executive Mosaic’s organizational and editorial leadership as the most influential leaders in the GovCon sector. These leaders demonstrate skills in leadership, innovation, reliability, achievement, and vision.

About The Wash100

This year represents our fifth annual Wash100 award selection. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders selected by Executive Mosaic's organizational and editorial leadership as the most influential leaders in the GovCon sector. These leaders demonstrate skills in leadership, innovation, achievement, and vision.

Related Media

Media Published
Tony Frazier: Radiant Solutions Brings Geospatial Analytics Experience to Agencies Through Partnerships 08/16/2018
Radiant Solutions, Partners Develop Multimodal Biometric Tech; Tony Frazier Quoted 08/15/2018
Radiant Solutions-Led Team Launches Facial, Fingerprint ID System; Tony Frazier Comments 08/01/2018
Radiant Solutions, Partners to Support NGA GEOINT Modernization Efforts; Tony Frazier Comments 07/03/2018
Tony Frazier: Radiant Solutions to Support NGA GEOINT Modernization Efforts 06/28/2018
Tony Frazier: Radiant Solutions Explores Open Geospatial Data for Public Sector AI Applications 06/07/2018
Tony Frazier: Radiant Solutions Eyes Public Sector Demand for Geospatial Artificial Intelligence 06/04/2018
Radiant Solutions’ SpaceNet Project Team Gets GEOINT Achievement Award; Tony Frazier Comments 04/30/2018
SpaceNet Team Gets USGIF Award for GEOINT Efforts; Radiant Solutions’ Tony Frazier Comments 04/25/2018
Radiant Solutions to Continue Army Geospatial Center Support 03/26/2018
Radiant Solutions to Offer Satellite Imagery Access for NGA-DIUx Challenge; Tony Frazier Comments 03/07/2018
Radiant Solutions to Back NGA-DIUx Machine Learning Tech Challenge: Tony Frazier Comments 02/28/2018
Maxar to Transfer Corporate HQ to Westminster, Colorado 02/15/2018
Radiant Solutions President Tony Frazier Selected to 2018 Wash100 for his Leadership in Space Based Intelligence 02/06/2018
Maxar Wins ‘Deal of the Year’ Award; Howard Lance Comments 12/21/2017
Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Recent GovCon Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructuring 11/17/2017
Radiant Solutions to Combine Geospatial Services Brands; Tony Frazier Comments 11/14/2017
Radiant’s Tony Frazier: Analytics, AI Key to Build Insights for Remote Sensing Sector 11/13/2017
Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: October’s Biggest Contracts 11/03/2017
Radiant Solutions’ Tony Frazier: AI, Big Data Analytics Can Help Uncover Insights From Remote Sensing Data 11/02/2017
Executive Spotlight: Interview with Tony Frazier, President of Radiant Solutions 11/01/2017
MDA Unveils ‘Maxar’ Senior Leadership Team Post-DigitalGlobe Acquisition 10/06/2017
MDA Closes Estimated $3.6B DigitalGlobe Buy to Create ‘Maxar Technologies’ 10/05/2017
Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Eyes GEOINT-Driven Global Digital Info Ecosystem 08/29/2017
DigitalGlobe's Tony Frazier: Govt-Industry Partnership Helps Accelerate GEOINT Innovation 08/25/2017
DigitalGlobe Releases Winning Algorithms in SpaceNet Challenge Round 2; Tony Frazier Comments 08/16/2017
DigitalGlobe Unveils Winning Algorithms in SpaceNet Challenge Round 2; Tony Frazier Comments 08/14/2017
Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: The New Space Race 06/23/2017
DigitalGlobe’s Tony Frazier: GEOINT Customers Seeing Benefits of Commercial Tech 06/22/2017
DigitalGlobe’s Tony Frazier: Govt Leaders Recognize Need to Leverage Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics 06/19/2017
DigitalGlobe Names Winners of 1st SpaceNet Machine Learning Algorithm Challenge; Tony Frazier Comments 01/12/2017
DigitalGlobe Unveils Results of Satellite Imagery-Based Algorithm Competition; Tony Frazier Comments 01/11/2017
Tony Frazier: The Radiant Group Acquisition to Support Expansion of DigitalGlobe Services 10/31/2016
Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Seeks to Grow Services Business Through Radiant Group Purchase 10/27/2016
Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe to Integrate Software Development Team Through Radiant Group Acquisition 10/20/2016
Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe's Radiant Purchase Seeks to Help Support Intell Agencies' Cloud Goals 10/18/2016
Weekly Roundup October 10 - October 14, 2016: DigitalGlobe Enters M&A Picture, L-3 Buys Again & more 10/14/2016
DigitalGlobe Inks $140M Deal for IC Geospatial Info Services Provider Radiant Group 10/11/2016
DigitalGlobe, AWS, Partners Create Online Satellite Image Repository; Tony Frazier Comments 08/29/2016
DigitalGlobe, CosmiQ Works, AWS & NVIDIA Introduce SpaceNet Repository; Tony Frazier Comments 08/25/2016
DigitalGlobe, GeoEye to Develop Data Analytics Tools for DIA; Tony Frazier Comments 06/21/2016
Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe to Extend Intell Analytics Support for DIA 06/20/2016
Weekly Roundup June 13 - June 17 2016: ManTech’s Cyber Buy, CACI's Satcom Win & more 06/17/2016
DigitalGlobe, exactEarth Alliance to Integrate Tech for Maritime Surveillance; Tony Frazier Comments 06/17/2016
DigitalGlobe, exactEarth Form Tech Alliance to Help Gov't Clients Monitor Fishing Activities; Tony Frazier Comments 06/15/2016
Tony Frazier, Other DigitalGlobe Employees Bring Kids to Work for Mapping Exercises 05/13/2016
DigitalGlobe Facilitates Satellite Imagery Exercises for Employees' Children to Promote STEM Careers 05/10/2016
Tony Frazier Makes 2016 Wash100 List for Leadership With Agency & Open Source Project 03/16/2016
Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Combines Deep Learning, Crowdsourcing to Process Satellite Images 02/22/2016
Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Applies Crowdsourcing, Deep-Learning Tools in Satellite Image Analysis 02/18/2016
Tony Frazier, DigitalGlobe Govt Lead, Chosen to 2016 Wash100 for Agency & Open Source Partnership Vision 02/12/2016
Roundup of 2015: A Year Defined by Deals Ends w/ One in Congress & more 12/18/2015
Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Taps into Crowdsourced GEOINT with GeoHIVE Community 10/07/2015
Tony Frazier: New DigitalGlobe Community to Utilize Crowdsourced GEOINT for Nat'l Security 10/02/2015
Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe-NGA Project Seeks to Promote Data Sharing 06/24/2015
Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe-NGA Open Source Project Eyes Geospatial Big Data Analytics 06/23/2015
Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe to Co-Host Hackathon with Geospatial Intelligence Foundation 06/04/2015
Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Sees Opportunity in 3-D Earth Venture with Saab 05/28/2015
Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe-Saab JV Sees Market Opportunity for 3-D Model of Earth 05/27/2015
Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe-NGA Geospatial Toolkit Now on GitHub 05/27/2015
Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Shares New NGA Tool via GitHub 05/26/2015
Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Combines Streaming, Cloud Computing, Big Data for Analytics Service 03/26/2015
Tony Frazier is Wash100 Inductee for Leadership in Geospatial Imagery 03/19/2015
Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe to Push On With High-Res Global Mission 03/05/2015
Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Eyes Continued Mission Support as High-Res Satellite Images Go Global 03/04/2015
WEEKLY ROUNDUP JAN 30 – FEB 5 2015 02/06/2015
Tony Frazier on DigitalGlobe's Open Source Collaborations and His New Gov't Solutions SVP Role 02/04/2015
Tony Frazier, DigitalGlobe Gov't Lead, Inducted Into Wash100 for Geospatial Imagery Leadership 01/29/2015
WEEKLY ROUNDUP JAN 9 – JAN 15 2015 01/16/2015
NGA Launches DigitalGlobe-Built Data Storage App; Tony Frazier, Chris Rasmussen Comment 01/14/2015
Tony Frazier Appointed Gov't Solutions SVP at DigitalGlobe 01/14/2015
Executive Profile: Tony Frazier, Gov’t Solutions SVP at DigitalGlobe 01/14/2015
Executive Profile: Tony Frazier, Insight SVP and GM at DigitalGlobe 09/29/2014