Within the FAA, Mr. Elwell is responsible for the safety and efficiency of the largest aerospace system in the world – a system that operates more than 50,000 flights per day. He oversees a $16.4 billion-dollar budget and more than 47,000 employees. The FAA is responsible for commercial drone rulemaking and Mr. Elwell has stated that the FAA’s goal for unmanned aircraft remains full, complete and total integration with safety as the guiding principal.
At DJI, which controls the majority of drone market share, Mr. Perry has helped engage industry leaders across multiple sectors, top tier global media and international government partners to understand the potential of unmanned aerial technology. His work also includes identifying and engaging partners to help expand the capabilities of unmanned aerial systems through new hardware or software solutions, investment and technical collaboration.