Okeoma Moronu is an emerging leader in developing new regulatory approval frameworks that enable high-volume drone operations in various national airspaces. She is currently the Head of Aviation Regulatory and Legal Affairs at Zipline International – the only drone logistics company operating at a national scale. At Zipline, Moronu works alongside regulators, policymakers, and experts in emerging technologies to unlock safe and reliable autonomous operations that will benefit the communities Zipline serves around the globe.
Most recently, Moronu was selected to join the FAA’s new Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) as an industry lead. In this role, Moronu works closely with the FAA to develop a regulatory framework for routine BVLOS operations of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) in the US. In addition to her work at Zipline, Moronu brings more than a decade of experience providing strategic advice and legal counsel in the aviation industry.