Overlook Names New President
May 15, 2008
Inside GNSS, May/June 2008
Douglas S. Taggart has been named president of Overlook Systems Technologies, Inc., effective June 1, 2008.
A professional engineering and technical services firm headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, Overlook has extensive experience in GPS and Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) technologies, operations ,and applications, as well as electronic warfare, space and information operations, and space control.
Taggart has more than 25 years of experience in electronic navigation, positioning, and timing systems. He received his bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the United States Coast Guard Academy and an M.S. degree from Purdue University, both in electrical engineering. Taggart joined Overlook in November 1996 following retirement from the Coast Guard.
During his Overlook career he has supported the Office of the Secretary of Defense in numerous areas including formulation of the Defense Department’s GPS security policy, GPS modernization, allied use of military GPS, navigation warfare, national space-based navigation policy, and international outreach efforts on civil GPS cooperation with Europe, Japan, and Russia.
Overlook Systems Technologies was established in 1987 by Michael Sorrentino and Raymond Roddy and has 70 employees with annual revenues approaching $12 million. In addition to the Vienna office, Overlook has business units in Los Angeles, California; Colorado Springs, Colorado; and Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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