Press release

Skydio to Participate in AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2021

Sponsored by Businesswire

Skydio, the leading U.S. drone company and world leader in autonomous flight, will participate in AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL 2021 virtual event. Skydio CEO and co-founder Adam Bry will hold a keynote session on Tuesday, May 4, titled “The Arc of Autonomy,” where he will discuss the state of the drone industry and how AI-driven autonomy will reshape its future. In addition, Skydio’s product and industry experts will hold several presentations and participate in industry panels to discuss new product announcements and share the company’s point of view on critical industry topics. Skydio will also be sponsoring the event and holding a virtual booth.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

10:30 – 10:50 am ET – “The Arc of Autonomy”

Keynote Speaker:

Adam Bry

CEO and Co-founder, Skydio


12:00 -12:45 pm ET – “Exploring Autonomy for Public Safety Drone Operations”


Fritz Reber

Head of Public Safety Integration, Skydio


1:00 – 1:45 pm ET – “What’s New with Skydio: The World’s Most Intelligent Flying Machines”


Mike Ross

Sr. Director, Product Management, Skydio



Roy Goldman

VP of Product Management, Skydio


Thursday, May 6, 2021

11:00 – 11:45 am ET – “How Assured Autonomy Impacts Drone Regulations: Unlocking the Potential of Unmanned Flight”


Lisa Ellman

Partner, Hogan Lovells US LLP



Brendan Groves

VP of Regulatory and Policy Affairs, Skydio



Jay Merkle

Executive Director, Office of UAS Integration, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)



Margaret Nagle

Head of Policy, Regulatory and Community Affairs, Wing



Michael Robbins

Executive Vice President of Government and Public Affairs, AUVSI

About Skydio

Skydio is the leading U.S. drone manufacturer and world leader in autonomous flight. Skydio leverages breakthrough AI to create the world’s most intelligent flying machines for use by consumer, enterprise, and government customers. Founded in 2014, Skydio is made up of leading experts in AI, robotics, cameras, and electric vehicles from top companies, research labs, and universities from around the world. Skydio designs, assembles, and supports its products in the U.S. from its headquarters in Redwood City, CA, and has been selected as Trusted Drone Provider for U.S. Federal Government as part of the Defense Innovation Unit’s Blue sUAS Project. Skydio is trusted by leading enterprises across a wide range of industry sectors and is backed by top investors and strategic partners including Andreessen Horowitz, Linse Capital, Next47, IVP, Playground, NVIDIA, and UP.Partners.