Team Bios

LeRoy D. Aday President, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Founder, serial entrepreneur, BA in Military Science, FAA rated UAS pilot and A & P mechanic, SEC experienced. Board member since April 2009. Language: English
Mike Petricka Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), FAA rated pilot, UAS Pilot Instructor, Factory Demonstration Team. Board Member since 2011. Language: English
mike collins
Mike Collins
Vice President of Global Training and Support. Head of Flight Test Operations and Chief Test Pilot, BS Aviation Management, FAA rated pilot and mechanic/IA, Test Pilot, Instructor, Factory Demonstration Team. Language: English/Tagalog
Irina Vdovichenco
Vice President, Business Manager, Directs company day to day business operations,  BA in Language and advanced background in business management. Language: English/Russian
Mark Zubov
Vice President (CFO), worked as an investment banker on deals worth $1.5 billion total including debt and equity placements, undergraduate and graduate degrees in Finance, University of St Francis Language: English/Russian
tim berfield
Timothy Berfield
Vice President (CTO) Chief Technology Officer, Studied network engineering at University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Serial entrepreneur and business owner, Experience with SEC and taking a company public. 28 years of professional business experience. Language: English/computer.
Clayton Lamb
Director of Challenger Marine Systems and Ground Systems Group,  Division Head of  Global business development, Studied business at the University of Mississippi. 25 years of professional business development experience. Language: English
















blake davies
Blake Davies
Vice President, of Global Business Development, Director of law enforcement contracts and customer relations. Global trade show manager. FAA. A&P, Instructor pilot UAS, Factory Demonstration Team. Language: English
Selcuk Ozmumcu  Director of Engineering (Dragon Works Team), Educated Yeditepe University, MBA Marketing & Management and BA industrial design, Istanbul University BA Engineering. Experienced in Prototyping and manufacturing CAD Design. Language: English/Turkish/Dutch
nelius Van As
Nelius Van As
Senior Designer (Dragon Works Team), Educated Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa. Experienced in Prototyping and manufacturing CAD Design. Factory Demonstration Team.Language: Afrikaans/English
Stephen Y. Cho
Director of Asian Business Development, Director of Asian Contracts and customer relations. Asian trade show manager. Language: Korean/English
bob boardman
Bob boardman
Director of Manufacturing, 17 years of FAA PMA manufacturing and manufacturing operations experience. language: shop talk
Damir Fatkullian
Director of  Eastern Business Development, support and customer deliveries, BS in Radiophysics and Electronics Engineering, Factory Demonstration Team. Language: English/Russian/Tatar
















Tai Hsu
Board of advisers, a multidisciplinary scientist/professor. Expertise: algorithm, artificial intelligence, supercomputing, data mining, and biology/chemistry /physics. Employment: various Fortune 500 companies in Silicon Valley. Ph.D., MS, and BA in CS, from 3 US universities. Language: English/Mandarin
Shimon Cohen
Board of advisers, a serial entrepreneur, founded Zicon, LLC, where he held the position of VP of Business Development responsible for the company’s business development and major suppliers contract negotiations. The company’s revenues were more than $36M over 5 years. Language: English/Hebrew/Romanian
Judy Zabitski
Board of advisers, a serial entrepreneur, founded JZ Crystal and JZ Crystal Psychic Network, responsible for the company’s business development and growth managed 200 employees. The company’s revenues $8M over 5 years.
Michael Botich
Board of advisers (engineering), a serial entrepreneur, founded Med Design, Inc and later took it public and is a holder of 69 patents, responsible for the oversite review of the company design and engineering.