Jon is the Founder & CEO of Kittyhawk, the leading provider of unmanned software and airspace systems. Kittyhawk’s patented technology is used in today’s leading recreational and enterprise drone applications.

Jon is a certified commercial drone pilot as part of FAA Part 107 and a founding member of the FAA UAS Safety Team. He’s a self-taught iOS developer, writes about drone topics for technology news outlets including VentureBeat, TechCrunch, and Forbes, and regularly speaks at industry events such as Commercial UAV Expo, 2B Ahead Future Congress Germany, and DJI AirWorks. Jon graduated from TCU with a major in finance and received his MBA from Thunderbird Global School of Management (ASU).