Experienced Leadership. Highly-skilled Team Members. Alignment of Purpose.
Andrew McGregor, CEO and Chairman of the Board
Andrew McGregor serves as Chairman of the board and Chief Executive Officer for GeoVisual Analytics. Andrew is also on the boards of Kravis Leadership Institute, Rockies Venture Club, and the steering committee for the Blackstone Entrepreneur Network. His early career progressed successively in over 15 assignments across different functional areas culminating in work for multi-billion-dollar companies such as Herman Miller Inc., Knoll International, and Warburg Pincus Ventures. There he served in positions such as President, COO, CMDO, leading over 5,200 employees globally. He is best known for turning around troubles business and building new high-performance ventures.
Andrew has lived in over 10 cities internationally, and has a broad foundation in operations, business strategy, change management, and organizational alignment, with credentials in new product and services development, supply change management, lean manufacturing, and marketing.
Jeffrey Orrey, Founder and Chief Science Officer
As a business executive and technical leader with a track record of executing on innovative technology projects, Jeff is driving GeoVisual’s rollout of crop forecasting technology for the fresh produce industry. Before founding GeoVisual, Jeff was a Lead Program Manager at Microsoft, directing the Bing Maps Server team to develop a private-cloud version of Bing Maps that today is the mapping platform for New York City’s counter-terrorism, predictive analytics system. As the technical director at another startup, Jeff led the development of data analysis and imaging technologies that were sold to a Chevron-backed company that is now a leader in real-time hydraulic fracture monitoring worldwide. Jeff holds a Ph.D. in Physics and has served as an AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow at the U.S. Agency for International Development.
Christopher Ewing, Chief Financial Officer
As a Chief Financial Officer and board member for early-stage growth companies, Chris brings a proven expertise in corporate finance and an accomplished track record defined by 20 years in progressive financial executive roles at several distinguished blue chip companies. Chris combines financial expertise with entrepreneurial thinking, and is especially adept at navigating change and implementing strategic objectives to support business growth and drive shareholder value. Chris was formerly Treasurer & Head of Tax for Knauf Insulation North America, and CFO at Vodafone Americas Inc, a financial holding company for the world’s leading wireless telecommunications firm. Chris began his career with Arthur Andersen LLP, is a licensed CPA, and is active in real estate development and VC investing.
Bernie Johnston, Chief Technology Officer
Bernie is leading GeoVisual’s advances in computer vision and machine learning for agriculture, with a depth and breadth of knowledge of both cutting edge and foundational technologies and a keen ability to derive business value from technological advances. Bernie comes to GeoVisual from Pearson, the world’s largest education company, where he was Director of their Data Science, Data Analytics and Adaptive Learning Program. Bernie has held a number of technical architect and leadership positions, including Tech Lead at Microsoft’s Bing Search. Bernie holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics and has 3 patents, including one for machine learning.
Charles McGregor, Business Unit General Manager
Charles McGregor currently serves as the Business Unit Manager at GeoVisual Analytics, organizing the business functions to develop and deliver actionable information to each key customer.
Prior to GeoVisual, Charles was one of the General Partners at McGregor & Associates, where he frequently was the portfolio manager and lead investor in seed and growth stage venture companies. Key industry focuses today include biotechnology, biomedical, AgTech, and cybersecurity. Before McGregor & Associates, Charles worked at Berkeley Research Group, a premier strategy