Matt Bethel is the Director of Operations and Technology for Merrick & Company. He has been with Merrick since 2001 where his expertise includes multi-sensor systems engineering covering design, integration, testing, maintenance, and operations. These multi-sensor systems include airborne and mobile LiDAR, flash LiDAR, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and a variety of different digital cameras such as natural color (EO), color infrared, multispectral, hyperspectral, thermal, full motion video, and oblique cameras. Mr. Bethel is also focused on remotely sensed data processing aspects such as workflow design, IT hardware and software systems management, and the research and development of new technological geospatial solutions. Mr. Bethel manages the Operations of Merrick Geomatics’ production team from flight planning, acquisition, data processing, and delivery. In addition to these roles, he is also the Development Manager for Merrick’s MARS® LiDAR processing software, which is used for all of Merrick’s LiDAR production and is sold commercially worldwide.