North Star staff

William S. Seegar, Principal


M. Blake Henke, Principal


Mike Yates, Project Consultant + Western Sales Rep


Katherine Lenzi, Assistant General Manager


Mike Henke, General Counsel



  • Stan Mantel, Lead Engineer for all Collar Products
  • Jason Rothblatt, General Manager for all Collar Products
  • Yong Huang, Sales Representative for Japan + Greater Asia
  • Doug Bonham, Lead Engineer for all Argos products


North Star Science and Technology, LLC (North Star) provides tracking, two-way monitoring, and messaging/data collection services via satellite and GSM. North Star specializes in wildlife tracking and monitoring as well as environmental, meteorological, and oceanographic data collection around the world. In 1984, North Star’s founders were the first to track a migratory bird using a space asset.

Combined with modern computer-based geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing data, North Star products and services collect and leverage vast amounts of information. This information can be used to identify and refine effective strategies to conserve the world’s biodiversity and habitats, to monitor the world’s oceans and atmosphere, and to better manage and track domestic animals.


North Star was founded to provide state-of-the-art technology in global tracking and monitoring applications for wildlife conservation research and other related markets. The mission of North Star is to provide an expert and dynamic capability, through research and development of products, that will improve the world we live in via the acquisition of information describing the natural world around us. North Star is committed to the development and production of the best satellite tracking equipment in the world and will stay on the cutting edge of this market with new hardware, sensors, and innovative systems to collect, synthesize, and analyze global tracking and monitoring data. North Star also maintains a high degree of expertise in the development of information systems for conservation, education, and policy development to conserve biodiversity and habitats.