Paul Morgan has been directly involved with Unmanned Air Systems since 2002 when he as selected as the Chief of Staff for Program Executive Office (Navy) for Unmanned Aviation System and Weapons. He was then selected in 2004 to manage all Navy and Marines Corps Unmanned Aviation Systems as the Program Manager for PMA-263, a position he held for five years.
In addition to developing, deploying and supporting virtually every class of UAS for the Navy and the Marine Corps, then Captain Morgan worked very closely with his counterparts in the Army and Air Force to support OSD initiatives for flight in the national airspace, certification of UAS and commonality issues across the armed services. He was also the head of the NATO committee developing UAS standards for command and control, STANEG 4586.
Currently, Mr. Morgan is a partner in Ausley and Associates managing their commercial unmanned systems business in the U.S. and abroad. In this capacity he has spoken a number of UAS gatherings and conferences, including the Association for Unmanned Air Vehicles International, MAPPS, numerous First Responder meetings, the Geospatial Transportation Mapping Association, the American Transportation Safety Services Association (ATSSA) and many others.
Paul also serves as the UAS Innovation Technical Lead for ATSSA, helping ATSSA and their over 15,000 members integrate UAS in all aspects of traffic safety, road construction and maintenance.