John Linwood

Chief Technology Officer

John is the Chief Technology Officer of Earth-i and joined the company in the summer of 2017.  His role includes responsibility for the data, analytics and insights platforms that transform Earth-i’s satellite imagery into meaningful analysis and actionable insights for use by a wide range of customers across multiple markets.

Prior to Earth-i John held a number of senior positions including CTO at Wood Mackenzie, the leading Data Analytics provider to the Energy, Mining and Metals industries. John was also CTO of the BBC for four years where he headed a team of 1200 people, and was responsible for the delivery of the technology to support all divisions of the BBC.

Before joining the BBC, John was Senior Vice President of International Engineering for Yahoo.

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VividX2: The Countdown Begins

By Adrian Norris, General Manager and member of the Earth-i Launch Team from Sriharikota, India. The countdown has started, and in less than 24 hours Carbonite 2, or ‘VividX2’ as Earth-i ...

“…a new day, a new beginning”

By Richard Blain, CEO of Earth-i. With less than a week to go until launch of our pre-production prototype satellite, VividX2, there’s an ever growing sense of excitement, anticipat...