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Brian Connon

VP Ocean Mapping


Captain Brian Connon, US Navy (Ret) is Vice President, Ocean Mapping at Saildrone, Inc. and President of The Hydrographic Society of America. A certified hydrographer, he holds a BS in Geography from the University of South Carolina, an MS in Oceanography and Meteorology from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA, and an MS in Hydrography from the University of Southern Mississippi. He is a Chartered Marine Scientist (Hydrography) and Fellow of the Institute for Marine Engineering, Science and Technology. Brian served for over 28 years as an oceanographer and hydrographer in the US Navy and is passionate about mapping, exploring, and protecting our oceans.