Greensea names Gilliam to Chief Operating Officer

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Tue, 11/28/2017 - 3:34pm -- Denise Sortor

Greensea, creator of OPENSEA, the universal marine industry operating platform, today announced that Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President of Sales, Marybeth Gilliam has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, a new position at Greensea. Gilliam joined Greensea in 2015 and has lead the company through an explosive period of sales growth. “It would be difficult to overstate Marybeth's value and contribution to the company. As a partner, she has been integral in developing the front-end of Greensea over the past few years", said Ben Kinnaman, Greensea's CEO and founder. "Her promotion to COO is both a reflection of her greater responsibilities in the company and our overall growth. She is a skilled leader and is as passionate about our mission as I am. I am confident she will provide the leadership our team needs to deliver technology and products to the subsea community with the highest quality.” Effective immediately, Gilliam will be responsible for operations, services, and sales. Gilliam will be responsible for ensuring continued sales growth while improving efficiencies and profitability.

“This is an exciting time to be part of this innovative team and to create products that are transforming the marine industry,” said Gilliam. “My goal in this new role is to progress our product lines and the internal infrastructure necessary to support our rapid growth within the commercial, military, and science segments."

Marybeth Gilliam has over 25 years of experience including founding, operating, and leading her own marketing and strategic planning company for 14 years. She has worked with such well-known companies as Lucas Arts, NEC, Micron, Pandora, SoundHound, Eisenhower Medical Center, and TBWA Chiat Day.


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 patentpending 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.