OUR MISSION

We provide high quality solutions to our mission partners in the United States through our expert analysts. Geo Owl is a people-centric organization, because we know to provide the best solutions, it requires personnel unsurpassed in knowledge, experience and dedication to the important missions of our nation.

Our goal is to be recognized as the best at what we do by our customers and be a team our members are proud to be a part of. We continually strive toward excellence and seek the most difficult challenges our industry has to offer.

Geo Owl is a premiere provider of Full-Motion Video (FMV), Geospatial, ISR, Intelligence and IT services to the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community. We are vitalized by our engaged team of professionals that truly value each other and the important missions we support.

OUR TEAM

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NICHOLAS SMITH
CEO

Nick is a 17+ year veteran of the defense and intelligence community specializing in the exploitation and operations of tactically and nationally derived ISR. He has extensive operational knowledge and understanding in advanced concepts of ISR exploitation and the inter-dependencies of multi-disciplined analytics. He successfully led and managed intelligence operations teams to include training, documentation, and professional development of the workforce on $300M+ nationally vital intelligence programs for the NGA, USSOCOM, and CENTCOM. In 2013, Nick started Geo Owl with a passion for the people that support these programs. 

He holds a B.S. in Psychology from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and currently serves on the GEOINT Advisory Board at UNC Wilmington. He is an active member of the USGIF, NDIA, INSA, and NC ArcGIS Users Group.  

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JAMES MOORE
CHIEF GROWTH OFFICER

Jim is an 18+ year veteran in the defense and intelligence community performing intelligence, imagery, and systems analysis to identify deficiencies and propose solutions to C4I, doctrine, operations, and training to drive new growth and opportunity. Prior to joining Geo Owl, Jim served as a U.S. Army Veteran with multiple deployments to Iraq. After serving in the army, he joined a large fortune 500 company, where he led and managed the ISR and Geospatial portfolio. This experience equipped him with the skills to know good, disciplined capture of new business.  

He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Campbell University, as well as a M.B.A. and M.S. in Leadership from Grand Canyon University. He is a member of PMI – Project Management Institute, is Project Management Professional (PMP©) certified and holds a professional certificate from NC State in Project Management.  

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STEVEN STOUT
DIRECTOR OF GEOSPATIAL SOLUTIONS

Steve brings 20+ years delivering geospatial solutions for both private and government clients across numerous markets, including defense and intelligence, local government, utilities, transportation, and public safety to the Geo Owl team. Steve is a Marine veteran and current Navy Reserve Intelligence Officer. He has provided embedded geospatial expertise and support in combat and garrison environments for Special Operations, conventional, and Intelligence Community partners. Recognized as an industry expert in the implementation of Geospatial Information Systems & Technologies, analytic methodologies, tradecraft, curriculum development, and training, Steve leads the Geospatial growth portfolio for Geo Owl.  

Steve holds a B.S. in Geographic Information Systems from Brigham Young University and a M.S. in Geospatial Information Science from Northwest Missouri State University. He is GISP certified and an Esri© certified ArcGIS Desktop Trainer. 

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BRYAN CRAIN
DIRECTOR OF IT & CYBERSECURITY

Bryan is a 20-year veteran of the defense and intelligence community as an Information Technology and Electronic Warfare Specialist. He is a proven leader with experience in building and leading teams of multi-disciplinary IT and cyber security professionals for some of the nations most secret and vital missions. He served multiple deployments to Iraq as a U.S. Army veteran and holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration: Management Information Systems from The University of North Carolina at Wilmington’s Cameron School of Business as well as a Master’s of Science in Management of Secure Information Systems from George Mason University’s Volgenau School of Engineering & School of Management.

In addition to these degrees, Bryan holds the following certifications: CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security Professional, VCP-DCV – VMWare Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualizaion , and CEH – Certified Ethical Hacker. Mr. Crain also is a member of several professional organizations to include the PMI – Project Management Institute, and the ACM – Association for Computing Machinery.

OUR VALUES

Geo Owl is a people centric organization that truly cares about the people that support some of the world’s most challenging tasks. We value the time and hard work our team members provide our customers and in return our customers gain the highest quality of service possible. The work we do is pretty serious but we love what we do and have fun doing it.