Full Name
Brett Kanda
Job Title
Business Development Manager
Company Name
FLIR Systems
Speaker Bio
Brett manages global sales, partnerships and policy for FLIR’s sUAS business and has been deeply integrated in the commercial drone industry since 2013. In 2013 and 2015 respectively, he co-founded two separate drone companies focused on remote sensing and actionable data. After providing drone solutions to end users in multiple vertical markets and interacting with the industry ecosystem at large, he went on to work for the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems and the FAA-designated Nevada UAS Test Site as the Director of Business Development. At NIAS, Brett worked with the FAA, policy makers, private industry and academia to help progress the FAA’s mission of safely integrating UAS into the NAS.
Brett Kanda