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  Tony Shupin

President & CEO and Chairman of the Board

Anthony Shupin’s experience includes over 20 years of executive management, sales, marketing and international business development with technology, computing, aerospace and professional services companies.   

Prior to DDSI, Mr. Shupin served in several capacities in the Technology and Management Consulting field. He founded TShupin and Associates, a management consulting firm focused on assisting clients in the areas of Sales and Marketing, New Business Start-Up, Operational Analysis and Business/Technology Synchronization.  At Deloitte Consulting he directed activities as a Business Development Executive in the Communications and Media practice.

Mr. Shupin’s background also includes a role as Director of International Business Development at the world’s first commercial satellite aerospace company.  EOSAT, a Hughes/Lockheed Martin joint venture was acquired by Space Imaging, L.P., a Lockheed Martin/Raytheon joint venture in 1996 and is the leading provider of high resolution satellite imagery.  His career there included responsibilities developing, managing and directing the $100 million global sales channel network of six international offices, 100+ worldwide distributors and over 16 international satellite data reception stations.  Management and Sales positions at Wang Laboratories and Xerox Corporation round out his early career profile. 

A graduate of Colby College, Waterville, Maine, Mr. Shupin has extended his education at Rutgers University, Cook College in Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing training as well as Business management training at Xerox, Wang and Deloitte Consulting.  He has been an invited speaker at various international symposiums and has published articles regarding imaging, market analysis and access, and education and technical assessment.

     Michael Pellegrino

Sr. Vice President & CFO (Board Member)

Michael Pellegrino joined DDSI in 1995. He is presently Sr. Vice President and CFO for the Corporation.  

For eleven years prior (from 1984 to 1995), Mr. Pellegrino was Vice President and CFO of Software Shop Systems, Inc. 

From 1979 to 1984 (5 years), he was a regional controller for Capital Cities/ABS, and for seven years earlier (1972-1979) as Director of Financial Systems for ADP. 

Mr. Pellegrino has a Bachelors degree in accounting from MSU and a Masters in Finance from Rutgers University, after which he worked at Touché Ross for 3 years. 

He is a Certified Public Accountant.