Greensea appoints new account executive

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Mon, 11/20/2017 - 9:50am -- Denise Sortor

Greensea, creator of OPENSEA, the universal marine industry operating platform, has recently announced the appointment of Karl Lander as Account Executive. Prior to joining Greensea, Karl spent two decades with the United States Coast Guard. Most recently, he was the Executive Officer aboard the USCGC Healy, where he was responsible for the internal operations of an 85-member crew and managed a 137-member cross-functional team during a 64-day scientific expedition to the North Pole. Karl earned a MS in Engineering and Technology Management from Portland State University in Oregon, and a BS in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the US Coast Guard Academy. He is a Certified Surface Supplied and SCUBA Diver with experience in military and scientific expeditions.

“Karl’s vast experience in engineering, operations, and project management, as well as his hands-on experience at sea, will greatly benefit Greensea and our manufacturing partners,” commented Ben Kinnaman, Greensea President and CEO. “He is a valuable addition to our team.”

Karl will manage accounts associated with Greensea's military products, strengthening the company's ties to manufacturing partners and our relationships with the military operational communities. He will work closely with sales, production, and management to deliver high-quality products that meet the technology needs of US and international militaries.  


Greensea is a leader in intelligent marine robotic systems that increase operator productivity through the integration of navigation, control, and user-interface products using their patent-pending OPENSEA operating platform. Using the Greensea system, the marine industry now has a distributed, networked framework for complex robotic environments that streamlines workflow and increases productivity. Since opening in Richmond, Vermont in 2006, the company has successfully installed Greensea systems on over 700 manned, unmanned, surface, and subsea vehicles.  Greensea offers commercially available products as well as customized applications for original equipment manufacturers such as Teledyne Marine, VideoRay, STIDD, NAMJet, and more. To learn more, visit, find us on Facebook, or give us a call at +1 802 434 6080.