Our story

GEOSATIS is a global leader in the manufacturing and delivery of end-to-end electronic monitoring and predictive analytics solutions for the criminal justice system – using Swiss precision, quality and innovation.

The company was founded in 2011 as a spin-off from the renowned technical university of EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland – and has been focused on revolutionizing the electronic monitoring industry through in-depth understanding of customer’s needs and breakthrough innovations that challenge the status quo and deliver radically better products and services.

Complete solution provider

As a complete solution provider, GEOSATIS offers a unique range of expertise at every stage from product innovation and design all the way to customer solutions implementation and support.


Mechanical and Ergonomics design


Embedded software engineering


Web & App software development


Big Data analytics


Customer Service & Support


EM Advisory Services

Management team


José Demetrio



Jose Demetrio holds an education in electricity and certificates in specialized security applications.

With a broad experience in the security business, he also worked for telecom operators and contributed to the implementation of jamming solutions for prisons.

As project manager for Siemens he was responsible for a team working in the security and safety industry.

Jim Walker

CEO, North America


Jim Walker holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from the University of Massachusetts and Bachelor of Arts degrees in History and Political Science from the University of Central Oklahoma.

Jim has 29 years of experience in the electronic monitoring industry. He has held executive management positions in multiple companies for the purpose of growth, product launch and successfully preparing the companies for acquisition.

He co-founded Gabriel Technologies, a high-tech security firm, which was sold to Qualcomm and co-founded NS2, LLC, a company focused on regentrification in the mid-west United States.

Victor De Abreu



Victor De Abreu holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in International Business (SCL) from the Madison University in the USA, Project Management and Management Development credentials from the University of Johannesburg.

Victor serves in several Boards in the technology and medical sector as a non-executive Director.

Victor De Abreu has vast experience in start-ups and carries over 10 years’ experience in the Electronic Monitoring field instrumental to landing major projects Worldwide for the Company.

Nuno Pires



Nuno holds an EPFL / Técnico Lisboa PhD and a Técnico Lisboa MSc in Electrical Engineering.

Nuno has also background in communication, coaching and product design, as well as hands-on experience as project manager for Swiss and European R&D projects.

Nuno joined GEOSATIS in 2015, built-up and became Head of the Innovation department in 2017 and CTO in 2021.

Álvaro Lisón



Álvaro Lisón holds an Executive MBA from IE Business School, as well as a master’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering.

Álvaro has 10 years of professional experience in technology startups and has successfully set up the operations departments in a number of them.

Álvaro is active in the startups’ ecosystem across multiple countries in Europe.

Guillaume Gagnier



Guillaume Gagnier holds a bachelor degree in Law and Economics from a French university and a master’s degree from HEC Paris.

Guillaume has 5 years of high-level professional experience in Finance and Private Equity.

Guillaume has supported GEOSATIS during its growing phase by bringing key investors onboard.