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Welcome Our New CEO, Jon Atwood

By May 30, 2024No Comments

We are delighted to announce Jonathan Atwood (“Jon”) is joining SightLine as our new Chief Executive Officer. With over 20 years of industry experience, Jon is perfectly positioned to advance SightLine’s vision to be the proven leader in sensor processing technologies that enable mission success and autonomy.

Previously, Jon was CEO of Trillium Engineering, where he focused on the commercialization and design of gimbal imaging systems for unmanned aircraft systems (“UAS”). His impressive career also includes leadership roles at FLIR, Parker Meggitt, and L3 Harris, where he gained extensive experience in the development and sale of cutting-edge electro-optical technologies. Jon holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology and an MBA from The University of Colorado. He also served as a Captain in the United States Army.

As our Chief Executive Officer, Jon will spearhead SightLine’s efforts to explore new growth opportunities by delivering innovative video processing solutions for our customers’ most demanding applications. He will provide leadership and mentorship to our talented team while nurturing our core values: Autonomous, Agile, Awesome, and Aligned.

Jon shared his enthusiasm for his new role, saying, “I am honored and humbled to be leading such a talented team and a business that is uniquely positioned to capitalize on trends to support image processing technologies at the edge, including leveraging the latest in AI to enable faster, real-world decision making. I am looking forward to working with the talented team to build on the great successes the company has experienced thus far.”

Our co-founders and Board Members, Steve Olson and Jordan Holt, expressed their excitement: ” Jon brings substantial knowledge and unique industry perspectives to the CEO role. We are excited to see how his skills and background will provide leadership in SightLine’s next chapter.”

Artemis’ Operating Partner and SightLine Executive Chair Bill Pezza added, “Jon brings a wealth of experience and knowledge from missions and customer applications relevant to SightLine. We are excited to support Jon’s growth-focused mentality as he leads SightLine’s value creation journey. This leadership transition marks an important milestone at SightLine, and we look forward to the growth that lies ahead.”

Welcome, Jon! We look forward to achieving new heights together.

Read the press release here.