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.
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   Vice President 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
Adviser Board member, 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
Michael Botich
Adviser Board member Engineer, 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.