Matt is an international business executive and thought leader in the aviation and robotics industries, currently leading Freefly Systems as CEO. Matt is a results-oriented aviation professional with demonstrated success building companies, products, and services from conception to multi-billion-dollar ventures. A global strategist with outstanding communication skills excelling in increasing opportunities and public-private partnerships through expert knowledge, strong relationships, relentless passion, and novel solutions.
Growing up near a small Indiana airport his passion for flight and transportation started at a young age. This passion led to studies of aviation and unmanned systems at the United States Air Force Academy, Purdue University, and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University among countless hours of self-taught remote control projects.
After school, Matt helped to enable rapid growth at several companies including Rolls-Royce, Aviation Institute of Maintenance, DJI, AeroVironment, and Freefly Systems. In his current role as CEO, Matt is leading his team developing the highest quality, U.S.A. designed and manufactured multirotor drone ecosystem.