October 28-30, 2019 | The Westgate | Las Vegas

Ian Smith – Commercial Drones FM

Platform Lead, Business Development

Ian Smith – Commercial Drones FM


Ian Smith is a commercial helicopter pilot whose career spans 11+ years in aviation. He entered the drone industry in 2013 and works in Business Development for DroneDeploy in San Francisco. He has previously worked at Delair, an industrial-grade, fixed-wing drone OEM in France, and started his own drone service company, SkyCapture, in Houston. Ian is the host of the Commercial Drones FM Podcast (http://commercialdrones.fm), which has generated over 275,000+ downloads. The podcast focuses on the projected $20 billion commercial drone industry and explores the people, concepts, and global industries who use drones in their businesses today.

The Commercial UAV Event for:

Surveying & Mapping

Civil Infrastructure

Mining & Aggregates


Process, Power & Utilities

Law Enforcement, Emergency Response & Search and Rescue

Precision Agriculture


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