Karl Koklauner    (2OWX)

Deputy Director, National Center for Geospatial Intelligence Standards    (2OWY)

Karl Koklauner is the Deputy Director of the National Center for Geospatial Intelligence Standards (NCGIS) within the Office of Strategic Transformation. The NCGIS is the premier Geospatial Standards organization, promoting common standards supporting interoperability for the National System for Geospatial-Intelligence (NSG).    (2OWZ)

Mr. Koklauner has held a variety of progressively responsible positions in both the public and private sectors across the GEOINT community for over 20 years. Mr. Koklauner came to NGA in October 2003 from the U.S. Army Topographic Engineering Center (USATEC), where he was Chief of the Data and Signatures Analysis Branch. There he supervised and defended major basic and applied research programs in state-of-the-art spectral data exploitation, active remote sensing and advanced terrain reasoning techniques. Prior to that, Mr. Koklauner served as the USATEC liaison to the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). Working in the NRO's Advanced Systems and Technology Directorate (AS&T), he directed research and development studies which assessed projected remote sensing platform performance against various functional mission areas. He also directed basic research into concepts and technologies required to analyze and disseminate the intelligence information derived from those systems.    (2OX0)