Accomplished operations management leader joins TerrAvion to improve and scale operations inline with strong growth in the agricultural aerial imagery sector.
SAN LEANDRO, CA / ACCESSWIRE / December 10, 2019 / TerrAvion, the global leader in aerial imagery, today announced that veteran operations executive Ben Moglen has joined the company as Chief Operations Officer. Moglen was most recently a management consultant helping companies streamline and optimize their operations. Moglen had been retained initially to assess TerrAvion’s operations after a challenging year that was impacted by both high growth and challenging weather; based on his assessment Moglen created an action plan to resolve prior gaps and scale operations inline with continued future growth.
“Ben brings high energy, drive, passion, and a proven track record to help our team and company to continue to grow in the ever-evolving aerial imagery industry. He will focus on managing and expanding our operations in line with our client’s demands and ensuring the highest reliability of any offering in the market,” said Robert Morris, Founder, CEO of TerrAvion.
“What I found most compelling about TerrAvion is its core technology, knowledgeable and committed staff, and its market leadership in aerial imagery,” said Moglen. “Like other companies, I’ve worked in, TerrAvion’s industry-leading solutions are a competitive advantage that will help guide TerrAvion’s future growth and success for its customers. TerrAvion disrupted the market by creating a solution that provides drone level imagery at near satellite scale and cost. I’m looking forward to helping the company evolve to the next level in its industry leadership.”
At TerrAvion, Moglen directs all company operations, including customer support, flight operations, project management, company planning, and data processing. Moglen brings a combination of extensive operations experience, data analytics, customer service/support, and strategic planning to his work resulting in TerrAvion’s customers can expect enhanced communications and improved service reliability.
Ben is a highly accomplished operations management leader with 20+ years of operations experience spanning numerous industries and company sizes, from start-ups to Fortune 200 companies. Prior to running his own management consulting practice, Moglen spent nine years at Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PGC) in a variety of strategy and operations leadership roles for one of the nation’s largest utilities. Before PG&E, Moglen was a management consultant with PRTM (now PwC) and an operations leader with Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (UCTT) and Arrow Electronics (ARW). Moglen started his career as a Supply Corps officer leading teams and operations for the U.S. Navy. Moglen has a B.S. in Economics from the U.S. Naval Academy and an M.B.A. from U.C. Berkeley.
About TerrAvion: TerrAvion helps farms take a high-tech approach to improve yield and revenue, with the largest cloud-based aerial imaging and data analytics service for agriculture. TerrAvion provides growers from small family farms to the largest agribusinesses with current images and data that accurately detail the conditions of every acre, helping identify problems early before they impact yield. Founded in 2013, TerrAvion’s investors include Merus Capital, Initialized Capital, 10x Group and Y Combinator. For more information, visit www.terravion.com or follow @TerrAvion.
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