The Sky Guys, Canada’s top drone operator and manufacturer, announced today that Jeremy Chan-Hao Wang has been named President effective January 25, 2019. As President, Mr Wang will lead the company’s overall operations and growth, including key revenue, product development, and commercialization activities throughout 2019. Mr Wang will report directly to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Adam Sax.
Mr. Wang previously served as Chief Technology Officer of The Sky Guys, where he was responsible for the Company’s UAV and software portfolios from 2016 to 2019. Prior to The Sky Guys, Jeremy’s most recent work involved engineering design, program management, and fundraising over $36M for drone, rocket, and satellite projects at the University of Toronto. Jeremy has also worked in space policy, defence CD&E, and rocket propulsion at the Space Generation Advisory Council, Canadian Forces Aerospace Warfare Centre, and German space agency (DLR). In 2016, Jeremy was selected as one of Canada’s Next 36 highest potential young entrepreneurs, and in 2018, was selected as one of Tomorrow’s Aerospace Engineering Leaders by Aviation Week and the American Institute for Aeronautics an Astronautics. Along with additional experience in academic research and program facilitation in engineering leadership education, Jeremy’s engineering, business, and leadership acumen is geared toward fast-paced tech companies.
“This year marks four years of industry-leading UAV innovation at The Sky Guys, and 2019 is particularly exciting as we deploy our latest drone and software capabilities with enterprise and institutional partners,” said Mr. Sax. “Mr. Wang’s track record as an organizational leader, both at The Sky Guys and in previous positions, is the ideal fit for the next phase of our evolution. He brings to the President role a reputation for strategic planning, operational efficiency, engaging top talent, and developing leadership at all levels.”
“It is an honour to have the support of the Board and my colleagues—and moreover a privilege to lead such a capable group of people during the critical year ahead,” added Mr. Wang. “I am extremely proud of how far we have come, and I look forward to driving sustainable revenue growth and accelerating our innovation efforts in the coming months.”
Published at Fri, 25 Jan 2019 11:49:06 +0000
ideaForge, a leading provider of Unmanned Aerial Systems, today announced that HCL Technologies, a leading global technology company, will provide its DRYiCETM AIOPS Platform for ideaForge’s state-of-the-art drones. HCL will enable procedures for ideaForge’s devices to provide zero-touch automation of tasks and processes that will allow users to setup a Drone command center and provide remote drone Ops. With this predictive technology, the drone solutions will be able to send real-time updates on the number of deployments possible in a single battery charge as well inform on external factors while the drone is in flight.
“Extending the enterprise proven AIOPS platform into Drones Management is a powerful means to augment the automation of the entire stack,” said Kalyan Kumar, Corporate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, HCL Technologies. “In the case of drones, AIOPS allows a level of predictive analytics and other functional data that substantially enhances the drone’s capabilities, and HCL is pleased to be partnering on this development.”
“HCL Technologies’ competence on AI and their DRYiCE Software Platform made it a natural partner for ideaForge,” said Ankit Mehta, Co-Founder and CEO, ideaForge. “We look forward to showcasing the capabilities of this technology at WEF in Davos.
This ground-breaking innovation was made possible by ideaForge’s in-house R&D Team in via HCL’s ETO Open Innovation Program. Please visit the live showcase from 21st till 25th Jan 2019 in [email protected] Pavilion, The Escher Raumdesign, Promenade 115, 7270 Davos Platz.
ideaForge is the largest manufacturer of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), Quadcopters, Fixed Wing UAV and Drones for Defence and Government applications in India. The organization was founded in 2007 by a team of enterprising IIT Bombay graduates and has been on the forefront of developing globally unmatched and indigenous technology for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) with its technical collaboration with Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Ministry of Defence, India. It has multiple IPs to its credit, including one for World’s Smallest Autopilot. It is vertically integrated (R&D, UAV Design & Manufacturing, Software, Services and Training) enabling highly customised solutions for volume requirements. For more information, visit www.ideaforge.co.in
Published at Fri, 25 Jan 2019 11:44:48 +0000