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We are very excited to have attracted an executive of Frank Wilson's caliber, which we believe validates ControlCam's growth strategy and potential.
JACKSONVILLE, FL, June 24, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- ControlCam has announced that it has hired Frank Wilson as its new CEO. Mr. Wilson's track record of implementing successful business strategies and extensive engineering and avionics background will help ControlCam with its growth initiatives in both its aerial imagery and signal testing businesses.
Frank Wilson has been a business leader in the Aerospace & Defense industry for over 25 years and in that time he has successfully grown numerous businesses. Frank's Control Cam related experience included work on numerous military airborne surveillance systems along with successfully growing iRobot's commercial Security Robotics business.
As Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Defense and Security Business unit at iRobot, Frank led the expansion of the commercial market from a few million dollars to more than $30 million in 2015 while stabilizing a declining defense market. At BAE Systems, Frank led Business Development for the $4B Electronic Systems sector and prior to that, was the VP/GM and Director of numerous businesses within BAE Systems and in each of those businesses, very high business growth rates were achieved.
Frank is an avid aviator, member of AOPA and an aircraft owner. Frank holds undergraduate degrees in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (Tau Beta Pi), as well as a Masters in Control Systems Engineering, all with honors. Frank also received an Executive MBA (Beta Gamma Sigma) from Boston University with highest honors.
Mr. Wilson shared his thoughts on joining ControlCam as CEO: "I am excited about the future that lies ahead for ControlCam. The company has a solid foundation that has been built over the last 25 years and has a reputation of being a leader in aerial signal testing and is introducing promising new technology into the world of aerial photogrammetry. We have exciting new opportunities ahead of us that will lead to dramatic growth. I look forward to collaborating with our customers, partners and the ControlCam team to deliver on our company's potential."
Steve Swartzman, a partner with C3 Capital, one of ControlCam's lead investors, commented, "We are very excited to have attracted an executive of Frank Wilson's caliber, which we believe validates ControlCam's growth strategy and potential. Frank's unique combination of a deep engineering background, extensive government relationships, and strong leadership skills will enable the company to realize its potential in both its aerial imagery and signal leakage detection businesses. We are also extremely grateful for all the great work David Freedman has done in building a strong foundation for ControlCam, and we wish him well in his future endeavors."
ControlCam is an aerial imaging business focused on delivering high resolution and georeferenced aerial images including oblique imagery. ControlCam utilizes ESRI software to orthorectify, enhance and deliver images suitable for measurements or 3D models. ControlCam's Control Central is a software platform that manages Flight Planning, Image Processing, Storage and Viewing, Image Measurement, and Mobile Application Management.
Mar-Tech, a wholly owned subsidiary of ControlCam, is the leader in aerial signal leakage verification. The company's extensive experience in CLI Flyover Testing has resulted in a customer base that consists of almost all of the largest cable companies in North America. The company is a recognized leader in the aerial RF Leak Detection.
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