B I O — Bernd Lutz, PhD
Bernd is the CEO of bizUAS Corp, the North and South American distributor for MULTIROTOR service-drone, a German manufacturer of industrial-grade, mission-proven multirotor unmanned aircraft. bizUAS imports off-the-shelf and OEM airframes according to specific needs and augments the base aircraft with best-of-breed components for integrated, turn-key industry and unique customer solutions.
Bernd is a serial entrepreneur and technology visionary. Out of the eight companies he has co-founded, seven were divested to strategic acquirers and one, Provide Commerce, did a successful IPO on the NASDAQ National Market at over $500M market cap. As an Angel Investor, venture capitalist, and consultant he has experienced the challenges of a dozen startups first hand. During his corporate career of over 20 years, Bernd held executive positions in enterprise software development, high-tech C-level management consulting, international capital formation and M&A, and cross-border business development with IBM, Sykes Enterprises, Intrado, Proflowers.com, and GVC Capital. Outside of high-tech, Bernd was involved in various projects in Mexico, South America, and India, incl. resort real estate development with Sera Resorts and establishing distribution channels for solar home systems.
Bernd’s philanthropic and business focus is to advance humanity through entrepreneurship, technology, capital, and education. He feels blessed to leverage his varied expertise as a mentor to The Unreasonable Institute, an international boot camp for social entrepreneurs.
Bernd holds a Ph.D. in Information Technology from the Universität Stuttgart, Germany and an MBA from the University of Colorado.
A B S T R A C T S
Commercial applications of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in Europe
Practical perspectives from the field. A presentation and video clips of a selection of commercial client projects, today’s leading UAS technologies and direction, and challenges in the US.
Survey Process & Accuracy with Multirotor Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)
Conventional tachymeter approach vs. GeoCopter measurements. Overview of the process using a multirotor UAS, actual test results, comparison with baseline traditional method, and “complimentary” by-products.