DNA OF GEOSPATIAL DATA IS PRECISION AND ACCURACY
SOMNATH MARTHI BELIEVES THAT GEOSPATIAL TECHNOLOGY IS GOING TO BE THE NEXT SUNRISE INDUSTRY
Somnath Marthi is the Vice President – Defense, Aerospace and Geosciences at IIC Technologies.
He is an Aeronautical Engineer with a dual master’s degree in Economics and Public Administration. He has perfectly balanced expertise in both technology and management. He has over three decades of professional experience to his credit in the Defense & Geospatial Industry and has been instrumental in the diversification of business & managing several National projects in India as well as several large GIS projects all over the world.
He has been instrumental in delivering the first-ever digital national level cartographic database (NCDB) – Digital Vector Data Standards (DVD). He has a strong client-level project understanding and plays a key role in ensuring delivery standards to meet the client’s expectations despite several challenges.
Tell us something about IIC Technologies and what role do you play there. Also, how is IIC Technologies involved in the geospatial segment?
IIC Technologies is an ISO 27001:2013, ISO 20000-1:2011 and ISO 9001:2015 accredited provider of geospatial solutions and services for the acquisition, management, integration and dissemination of geospatial data. With a global presence, IIC Technologies provides end-to-end geospatial solutions to the Aeronautics, Defense, Government, Infrastructure, Marine, Oil & Gas, Transportation and Utility sectors.
Over the decades IIC Technologies has gathered experience across diverse geographies and industries, in disciplines like marine and terrestrial solutions, geo surveys and geophysical surveys, software development and systems integration. Our qualified teams have developed a reputation for skilled project management, technical expertise, service quality, capacity and customer service. Our multi-disciplinary project teams pull resources from each specialty to deliver single-window solutions to clients, including the software applications (integrated with other business applications). I hold the position of Senior Vice President (Defense, Aerospace & Geosciences) in IIC Technologies Pvt Ltd. I provide leadership and management capabilities to IIC Technologies and am responsible for Business Development, project evaluation, project planning and preparation towards timely delivery of projects. I also look after Total Quality Management (TQM) concepts and the implementation of ISO processes.