Jeffrey R. Tarr
President and Chief Executive Officer
Jeffrey Tarr joined DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) in April 2011 as President and CEO. During his career, Tarr has held leadership positions at some of the world’s leading information businesses. Prior to DigitalGlobe, he was President and COO of IHS (NYSE: IHS). During his tenure IHS grew from $400 million in revenue in 2004 to more than $1 billion in 2010, through both rapid organic growth and more than 40 acquisitions, including Jane’s Information Group, Lloyd’s Register Fairplay and Global Insight. Prior to IHS, Tarr was Chairman and CEO of Hoover’s, another publicly traded information company and a division president at Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE: DNB).
Mr. Tarr began his career with Bain & Company. He holds an undergraduate degree in Public and International Affairs from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School and an MBA from Stanford University. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Corporate Executive Board (NYSE: CEB).