Gene Pache is a Founder of TempoQuest which he started after six years as a Founder / President of GeoMetWatch Corp, a company formed to collect advanced weather data from geostationary satellites with hyperspectral weather sounders . GeoMetWatch was the first company in the world to be granted a Remote Sensing License from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA, and the U.S. Department of Commerce, DoC, to commercialize the build, deployment, and operation of weather satellites.
Mr. Pache was instrumental in closing a $6mil Series A preferred seed round at a $40mil valuation and obtaining contract commitments in Asia exceeding $36mil for GeoMetWatch.
Mr. Pache has over 25 years of business experience in start-ups and Fortune 100 enterprises. Mr. Pache began his business career in sales and marketing management at Raychem Corporation. Subsequently, Mr. Pache joined Nashua Corp where he was a Division President, VP & General Manager. He subsequently joined ITT as a Program Manager responsible for new business development.
Mr. Pache is the founder of several start-ups in addition to TempoQuest including GeoMetWatch Corp; ZoeMed, Inc; Oncology Care International, Inc.; Grads.com and Amadeus Inc.
Mr. Pache holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD and a Master of Science in Aeronautical Systems Engineering from the Univ. of West Florida, Pensacola. He is a jet pilot, and a career carrier Naval Aviator, where he retired as a Navy Captain.
Gene resides in Omaha, Nebraska with his wife Didi.