May 21-23, 2019 | Anaheim Convention Center | Anaheim, CA

Brent Gelhar

Brent Gelhar

CEO & Consulting Lead - Advisory Board Member SITECO Informatica, Spatial Initiatives COnsulting


Brent is an international technology commercialization consultant. He spent over 14 years in Hong Kong and Singapore at Carl Zeiss AG. From 2002 through 2012, Brent joined Optech Inc. in Toronto (now part of Teledyne Corp.).

Throughout his wide ranging career experiences, Brent has been involved with many diverse 3D visualization technologies, including photogrammetry, survey instrumentation, medical and research microscopy, electron beam optics, semiconductor processing and QC/QA inspections system.

While in the role of VP Sales & Product Strategy and Executive VP, Sales & Marketing at Optech, he played a pivotal role in driving the successful development and market deployment of the first dedicated mobile mapping lidar systems, the first airborne lidar with multipulse-in-the-air technology, the first ultracompact airborne lidar for UAV deployment, along with a family of long range high-precision tripod mounted stationary scanners.

In recent years he has been consulting to industry leaders on topics of the future of lidar, geiger mode cameras, single photon systems and the future of mobile mapping.

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