WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Measure, the nation's leading drone operator, announced the strategic hire of Chris Courtney as Chief Pilot and Director Drone as a Service®. With nearly twenty years of experience as an aviator, operations leader, and financial manager, Chris will lead Measure's efforts to provide safe, legal, and insured options for incorporating drones into business operations.
"The future of the drone industry is not in hardware, it is in providing data via turn-key drone services and understanding how to use drones to improve your bottom line," said Measure CEO Brandon Torres Declet. "Chris is a seasoned instructor pilot and air operations officer who has worked across complex teams to integrate high-tech aircraft into daily operations. When the aviation experience is combined with Chris' business training and career of managing multi-million dollar budgets, Measure is uniquely positioned to help businesses realize the data collection and financial benefits of incorporating drones into their business practices."
Having accumulated over 3,000 flight hours and served as a military officer, aviator and paratrooper, Chris brings a wealth of experience helping organizations understand how to use drones. Chris is recognized as an expert in worldwide aviation operations, project management, flight standardization, training and budget management. An FAA rated flight instructor, Chris has been awarded 10 commendation and achievement medals in recognition of his superior leadership, judgment, performance of duties, and flight heroics. Chris received a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Connecticut.
Measure is the world's leading Drone as a Service® company with Federal Aviation Administration approval to fly more than 200 different types of drones for a broad range of commercial applications. We provide turnkey solutions to acquire, process, and deliver cost-effective, actionable aerial data to enterprise customers. We don't make drones. We make drones work. More information is available at www.measure.aero.
SOURCE Measure, a 32 Advisors Company