KappaZeta was founded as Tartu Observatory spin-off in 2015. We are focusing on the development of EO applications and services for the agricultural domain. The core expertise of the team lies in the synthetic aperture radar (SAR) remote sensing, GIS and ICT.


Kalev Koppel CEO

  • Responsible for the daily operations of the company
  • 10+ years of ICT industry experience as project manager, team lead and CEO
  • Studied geoinformatics at Tartu, Uppsala and Lund universities

Tanel Tamm GIS expert
  • Responsible for the development of geospatial solutions
  • 12 years of industry experience as GIS team lead at Tallinn city government and geoinformatics researcher at University of Tartu
  • MSc in geoinformatics from the University of Tartu

Kaupo Voormansik SAR expert
  • In-charge of designing and implementing our core technologies
  • Worked for DLR Microwaves and Radar Institute
  • PhD in SAR applications and MSc in IT from the University of Tartu

Karlis Zalite Researcher
  • Leading the data processing and scientific analysis
  • Worked for Tartu Observatory, Aalto University, and Lund University.
  • PhD in physics from the University of Tartu, MSc in computer science.