Steve Cooper serves as a board advisor to Azimuth1 as well as a founding partner in Strativest,
a firm focused on identifying emerging technologies applicable to homeland security, emergency response, and preparedness.
Mr Cooper was appointed in 2003 to serve as the first CIO of the Department of Homeland Security, followed
by CIO appointments at the Federal Aviation Administration, the US Department of Commerce, and the American Red Cross.
Barbara Ryan serves as board advisor to Azimuth1 as well as the Ecological Sequestration Trust, the International
Centre for Earth Simulation, the ISRSE, the Jane Goodall Institute, and the World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC). Ms Ryan
spent a career in public service at the US Geological Survey, the Nation's largest natural resource and civilian mapping agency.
As Associate Director of Geography at USGS, Ms Ryan was responsible for making the global Landsat satellite imagery program and
millions of satellite images available to the public, spurring an entire industry of public and commercial imagery analysis and
providing a global perspective to policy making. Her work addresses critical isuses in agriculture, climate change, disaster
planning, energy, health, and water resources.
Tom Vetranoserves as a board advisor to Azimuth1 as well as the Executive Advisory Council of New Mountain Capital,
the Board of Directors of GEE Group, SmarterSorting, and Locus Fermentation Solutions. Mr Vetrano
was Principal, Chief Operating Officer and Secretary at ENVIRON, presiding over a 20 year growth period
and successful sale to Ramboll in 2014. Mr Vetrano then served as President and Managing Director of
Ramboll Environment and Health until 2019.