Stockpile Reports was founded in 2012 and is the first patented commercial application developed by URCV, based in Redmond, Washington. Stockpile Reports is an image-based stockpile inventory management system powered by a scalable, cloud-based platform. The company processes multiple sources of data including aerial, drone, and iPhone® imagery, enabling the enterprise to measure multiple stockpiles, at all locations safely— from the ground or the air.
David Boardman, CEO
As CEO, David brings over 20 years of software innovation and global application and deployment experience in the technology sector as a seasoned entrepreneur and Fortune 100 executive. Prior to Stockpile Reports, David led the strategic vision and product strategy for big data analytics and Wi-Fi content management services companies. In 2003, he launched the Mobile Media Consortium, which brought together the New Media Institute and leading industry partners including Intel, McDonalds, Hewlett-Packard, Nokia and Turner Broadcasting to develop ground breaking research for real-world mobile applications. David spent over 10 years at Hewlett-Packard where he established and managed Hewlett-Packard’s software development consulting practice, which specialized in the global deployment of enterprise software for the Telecom industry. David holds both a Master’s and Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science (MSCS, BSCS) from Purdue University. David Boardman also sits on the Board of Directors for Open Perception, an independent non-profit foundation, focused on advancing the development and adoption of BSD-licensed open source software for 2D and 3D processing of sensory data.
David Kirske, CFO
David is an accomplished finance and accounting professional with over 20 years of senior level financial and operational experience. His background includes diverse experience with public, private and development stage companies; such as F5 Networks, Inc. and Redhook Ale Brewery, Inc. David’s industry experience includes manufacturing, technology and biotechnology. Mr. Kirske brings broad business transaction experience, which includes venture financing, public equity offerings and joint venture licensing arrangements. Mr. Kirske’s experience also includes leading human resources and information technology teams for growth-stage companies. David holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Puget Sound.
Dr. Jan-Michael Frahm, Scientific Advisor
Dr. Jan-Michael Frahm is an Associate Professor at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As Scientific Advisor, Dr. Frahm is advising on the design and development of large-scale computer vision and 3d reconstruction algorithms. Dr. Frahm received his Ph.D in computer vision in 2005 from the Christian-Albrechts University of Kiel, Germany. His dissertation, “Camera Self-Calibration with Known Camera Orientation” received the prize for that year’s best Ph.D. dissertation in CAU’s College of Engineering. His Diploma in Computer Science is from the University of Lübeck. Prior to URCV and his professorship at UNC, Dr. Frahm worked at UNC on the real-time urban modeling project “UrbanScape” and received CVPR 2007’s the Best Demo Award. He has researched the first true Internet scale 3D reconstruction system, which reconstructs city-scale 3D models from 3 million photos from the Internet on a single PC in less than one day – outperforming known existing system by more than three orders of magnitude in speed while also being unique in delivering dense 3D mesh models. Dr. Frahm has written more than 70 peer-reviewed publications in computer vision conferences and journals including all top computer vision conferences and journals. Dr. Frahm is one of the two editors in chief of the Elsevier Journal of Image and Vision Computing.