David Kovar

URSA Unmanned & Robotics Systems Analysis Founder and CTO

David Kovar is the founder and CTO of URSA, Inc. URSA – Unmanned & Robotics Systems Analysis – focuses on the collection, integration, analysis, and presentation of UAV related data for many purposes including fleet management, criminal investigations, failure analysis, and predictive analysis.

Mr. Kovar founded the practice of UAV forensics in 2015 and is one of the leading practitioners in the world. He has worked in digital forensics and cyber security since the mid 90’s and, prior to founding his own company, led EY’s U.S. incident response program.

Mr. Kovar earned a BA from Dartmouth in Computer Science and will receive an MA from the Fletcher School at Tufts in International Affairs in 2018. His Master’s thesis is entitled “Defending Against UAVs Operated by Non-State Actors”.