Director of Product Management & Part 107 UAS Remote Pilot
Blue Marble Geographics
Sam Knight has been at Blue Marble since 2004. In that time, he has worked in Tech Support, Training, and QA, eventually transitioning to Product Manager, and then Director of Product Management. Responsible for developing and leading Blue Marble’s successful applied geodesy training program, he has led hundreds of GIS and Geodetics courses and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, trying to make tricky geodetics concepts accessible at a practical level. Sam’s other role at Blue Marble is being a commercially certified drone pilot to support the company’s work in drone-based 3d modeling. In his off-hours, he is a mentor for the high school robotics team that Blue Marble sponsors and an elementary school LEGO robotics team, and is always tinkering on a project of some sort.