The Silicon Valley Drone Show


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Small Unmanned Systems Business Exposition 2019

sUSB Expo the Silicon Valley Drone Show is a commercial sUAS event for business to business exchange of ideas on commerce. The Expo features guest speakers from around the world and a  Demo Field Day.

Patrick Egan

sUAS News Americas Desk Founder sUSB Expo “The Silicon Valley Drone Show”

Michael Logan

Principle Investigator, NASA Langley Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Laboratory

Noah Ruiz

Skynetwest President & CEO, Adjunct Instructor for the Unmanned Vehicle University

Karen Robbins

WPG Principal, UAS Attorney   


Terry Miller

President of Transport Risk Management, Inc. and Unmanned Risk Management

Werner Von Stein

Founder SF Drone School; test flight research center, Skilled Technologist, X class drone racer.

Marty Scholl

Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District Ecological Management Supervisor

Anthony Vittone

Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer, DroneUp

Rebecca Morton

President and CEO of GeoWing Mapping, Inc.

Joseph T. Darden

Director of Internet of Things (IoT) Business Development for Iridium Communications Inc.,

Charels Neal

President and CEO of Aero Systems West

Joshua Resnick

CEO of Parallel Flight Technologies

Dr. Greg Crutsinger

Founder of trainer & educator on commercal aricultral applications and data analytics.

Gene Robinson

Founder RP Flight Systems Inc.,  Search & Rescue Flight services, Instructor, manufacturer of the Spectra flying wing, in 2004. In February 2015, Gene partnered with Asiatech Drones, to produce and sell the Vigilent fixed wing unmanned system.

Daniel Hubert

Founder of Modus AI, CEO, remote sensing, and data lifecycle management technologies.

Dr. Min Xue

Aerospace research engineer at Aviation System Division, NASA Ames research center. Task lead under the Unmanned aerial vehicle Traffic Management (UTM) project and also a member of UAM Coordination and Assessment Team (UCAT).

Jon Budreski

Co Founded AirShark, which was acquired by ARE Corporation.   After spending 10 years in the energy and water sectors, Jon recognized emerging opportunities with robotics, software and sensors that could assist day-to-day energy suppliers in designing and inspecting solar arrays.


9:00 – 9:30 Welcome and Opening Statements – Patrick Egan, sUAS News

9:30 – 9:50 – Noah Ruiz, Skynetwest

9:50 – 10:10 – Karen Robbins, WPG

10:10 – 10:30 – Min Xue, Task lead UTM

10:30 -10:45 BREAK

10:45 – 11:10 – Greg Crutsinger, Scholar Farms

11:10 – 11:40 – Terry Miller, Unmanned Risk

11:40 – 12:10 – Mike Logan, NASA  

12:10 – 12:30 – Dan Hubert, Drone Map Solutions

12:30 – 2:00 LUNCH

2:00 – 2:30 – Marty Scholl, Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control

2:30 – 3:00 –Joshua Resnik, Parallel 

3:00 – 3:30 – Rebecca Morton, GeoWing

3:30 – 3:45 – Joseph T. Darden, Iridium

3:45 – 4:00 BREAK  

4:00 – 4:30 – Werner von Stein, SF Drone School

4:30 – 4:55 – Seshu Kiran GS, XAIR

Closing Statements – Patrick Egan



(*Times and speakers are subject to change)

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Founder of XAIR Seshu Kiran is an engineering-entrepreneur and founder of XAIR, a company working in the intersection of commercial drones and airspace technologies. He kicked off his entrepreneurial career while a teen, building & selling open spectrum radio...

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