Mr. Sanchit Agarwal is a Technical & Business Operations Executive with 15+ years of experience in the Mapping/Location industry. He is currently working as Vice President, Technology for Nearmap helping customers to integrate mapping tech with business operations to maximize productivity and revenue growth. He also provides a strategic perspective on Mapping ecosystem to product and engineering teams, delivering critical business insights and launching initiatives calibrated to the target markets.
Sanchit has deep expertise in business, technical and operational aspects of the Mapping industry and has mentored multi-million-dollar mapping project portfolios from conceptualization to execution. In his previous roles he has served as Business Development Manager for Location/Mapping @ Facebook; Vice President US Operations @ Nearmap; Director Operations and acting CTO @ Sanborn; Senior Analyst & SME @ Fugro EarthData and Research Associate for NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Program @ The Ohio State University. During his career, he has gained extensive experience in workflows & business applications of high-definition multi-dimensional mapping content. He is passionate about driving strategy and decision-making on all agreement mechanics with cross-functional teams.
Sanchit is a Certified Photogrammetrist (ASPRS), Certified Mapping Scientist LiDAR & GIS (ASPRS). He has a Civil Engineering degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi and a MS degree in Mapping and GIS from The Ohio State University. His interests include high-def 3D information capture; IoT & Crowd-Sourced Mapping solutions; scalable AI/ML deployment; applications of geo for optimizing delivery, mobility and connectivity operations.