Orbital Micro Systems Names David Gallaher Chief Operating Officer

Boulder, Colorado, February 10, 2020 – Orbital Micro Systems (OMS), a leader in advanced instrumentation for small satellite missions and analysis-ready earth data intelligence platforms, announced that David Gallaher has been appointed chief operating officer. A co-founder of OMS, Gallaher will lead business development and productization of the company’s advanced weather data solutions.

Prior to this appointment, Gallaher served as OMS’s chief data scientist, and will continue to lead the company’s scientific team. Before co-founding OMS, Gallaher served in environmental research capacities for several high-profile organizations, including the National Snow and Ice Data Center, Exxon, Advanced Sciences Incorporated, the Petroleum Information Corporation, and the city of Boulder, Colorado.

His background in data sales, analysis and validation of large datasets, and deep understanding of the intricacies of geophysical data products will help OMS productize and deploy relevant data-centric solutions for commercial customers and public agencies worldwide.