Andre Doumitt is the Director of Innovation Development in the iLab at The Aerospace Corporation. Previously he served as president and founder of Digital AdopXion LLC, a consulting company focused on transitioning R&D technology in the airborne and space-based data collection and processing domain into new commercial and military programs. Doumitt served as President and CEO of Geosemble Technologies, an In-Q-Tel funded start-up spun out of the University of Southern California’s Computer Science department. Geosemble developed and sold technology to automatically integrate open source text into satellite imagery and maps, and was acquired in 2012.
Previous to that role, Doumitt spent five years with BAE Systems in a variety of executive management roles focused on fly-by-wire flight control systems, integrated GPS/navigation sensor systems and digital map systems with U.S. and international aircraft operators. Before that, Doumitt spent two years with the Italian/U.S. joint venture Bell Helicopter/Agusta Aerospace, and four years with The Boeing Company developing industrial relationships with international suppliers for Boeing’s military and civilian helicopter programs.
Doumitt spent three years as a principal of technology start-up company Ecotech International where, as Director of Business Development, he created new joint ventures and licensing agreements for his U.S.-based commercial customers. As a technology start-up, Ecotech was part of the Arizona Technology Incubator and it successfully graduated from that program. Doumitt has also held several international positions, including a market research consulting role at an Australian research firm based in Hong Kong; a Japanese prefectural government position in Tokyo; a consular support staff role at the U.S. Embassy in Paris; and positions at the U.S. Department of Commerce and with the Coordinating Committee for Multilateral Strategic Trade Control.
Doumitt holds dual bachelor’s degrees from the University of California, Santa Cruz and an MBA from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird).