François-Xavier CHARBONNEL (aka FX) has been involved in the UAV sector for over a decade, having joined Parrot in 2010 when the company launched the very first consumer UAV the Parrot AR.Drone.
Originally FX started his career at Parrot’s headquarters in Paris as a Product Marketing Manager, gaining a great insight and experience to global market/users requirements, product development, go to market strategy and through life product evolution.
In 2012 taking his product marketing experience FX joined the Parrot International sales team taking care of respectively Latin America and Middle East Africa & India.
During this tenure building the Parrot business from start-up phase or evolving the business into new markets and categories.
Since 2018, FX oversees Parrot Business for the Americas based in Miami Beach, Florida.
Today, Parrot Drones is the European leader in Professional UAV addressing markets for Defense, Public Safety and Enterprise.