With a 40-year career in the electro-optics industry, Ron Roth serves as the product manager for Airborne Topographic LiDAR at Hexagon Geosystems. In this role, he provides both technical and marketing inputs for product development and design on Leica Geosystems’ airborne topographic LiDAR systems, including both linear and single-photon products.
Previous to this position, Ron was co-founder and business development director for Azimuth Corporation, where he managed all program, sales and marketing activities, including the development of the AeroScan Airborne LiDAR Mapping System, which later became the Leica ALS40.
Ron holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and a Master of Business Administration from Babson College. He was also awarded the United States Patent – “Remote Counter Balance Mechanism”.