Our story

SkyWatch is on a mission to make satellite data accessible to the world. Every day, trillions of pixels are captured by satellites orbiting our planet. With new applications for this data being discovered every week, the demand for this imagery is increasing across many industries. However, the current process for purchasing satellite imagery is tedious and time-consuming. We experienced this problem first hand and, after weeks of trying to find the right data, we decided to come up with our own solution.

Utilizing our past experience in building NASA-award winning software (called Supernova), our team is developing SkyWatch EarthCache™. We believe that providing a singular point to discover and access the world’s remote sensing datasets will bring amazing change to geospatial analytics. This mission isn’t about us. It’s about you. We want to make it easy for you to monitor the progress of crops, predict the markets, track ship and airplanes, measure global warming, or create other game-changing applications. Our goal is to be the leading provider of data and intelligence from space.


James Slifierz

James Slifierz, CEO

Business and Product Development specialist.  Chair of MaxQ, Canada's first accelerator for space startups.  NASA Space Apps Waterloo Lead Organizer.  This week in Space Curator.

Dexter Jagula

Dexter Jagula, COO

Software Engineer.  Masters in Space Studies from the International Space University, specializing in planetary robotics.  Experience in sales and customer development.

Joel Cumming

Joel Cumming, CTO

Petabyte scale data leader who has built data sciences and engineering teams at a Fortune 500 company and a unicorn startup.  Patents in location AI and contextual analytics.

Graham Stickler

Graham Stickler, CMO

Experienced senior satellite executive with successful track record of growing revenues in the software and satellite data industries and scaling through to IPO


Join us


SkyWatch is comprised of entrepreneurs working together to change the world and we’re inviting you to join our rocketship. We offer a fun, friendly, engaging and intellectually stimulating atmosphere which accommodates a wide range of working styles and the opportunity to make a difference. Gaining a unique experience doesn’t substitute great compensation - you’ll receive both!



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