Michael Chasen, former CEO and co-founder of Blackboard, has been selected as PrecisionHawk‘s new chief executive officer. Chase offers more than 20 year of experience in software, both with Blackboard and as CEO and founder of Social Radar, to bring to PrecisionHawk’s drone planning, tracking, data collection and analytics business.
“Adoption of drone technology among major industries is growing at an incredible rate. By engineering an ecosystem that allows companies to gain valuable information, PrecisionHawk is at the forefront of one of the most important areas of technology innovation,” said Chasen. “The PrecisionHawk team has all of the building blocks that are required to become the world leader in commercial drone technology, and I am looking forward to the growth and immense opportunity ahead.”