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U.S. Autonomous Drone Maker Skydio Raises $100 Million, Accelerates Growth in Consumer, Enterprise, and Public Sector

Skydio 2 and Skydio Dock Prototype Concept.
  • Mark Cranney as Chief Operating Officer, leading all operations and go-to-market for the company. Prior to joining, he was COO at Signalfx (recently acquired by Splunk), an operating partner at Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), led worldwide-field operations for Opsware (acquired by Hewlett-Packard) and Aster Data Systems (acquired by Teradata). Cranney came to Silicon Valley after being vice president of Americas at Boston-based Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC).
  • Brendan Groves as Head of Regulatory and Policy Affairs. An expert in regulatory policy and national security, Brendan joins Skydio from the Justice Department (DOJ), where he held a senior role as Associate Deputy Attorney General. At DOJ, Brendan served on the FAA executive committee charged with overseeing the integration of drones into the national airspace system and managed DOJ’s national security policy portfolio.
  • Alberto Farronato as Chief Marketing Officer. Alberto brings extensive expertise in marketing and product management of enterprise cloud software and integrated appliances. Alberto joins from Gremlin where he headed up marketing. Previously, he held senior positions at VMware, Mulesoft, and SignalFx.

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US drone maker, world leader in autonomous flight. We use AI to create intelligent flying machines that make the world productive, creative and safe

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Skydio

US drone maker, world leader in autonomous flight. We use AI to create intelligent flying machines that make the world productive, creative and safe