David spent several years at MITRE Corporation’s Center for Advanced Aviation Development as their UAS Portfolio Project Lead, UAS Requirements and Research Team Group Lead and Lead Systems Engineer. He was responsible for overseeing all projects within MITRE’s UAS portfolio related to UAS Regulation, Infrastructure, and Training. Key projects included UTM Remote ID Enterprise Analysis, National Airspace System Roadmap, Certificate of Authorization (COA) Application Processing System (CAPS), and UAS Enterprise Information Management. David supported the FAA in developing FAA/Industry data exchange policies, metrics, and methods to promote advancement of complex UAS operations.
David is an Instrumented Rated Private Pilot and Remote Pilot. He holds a M.S.E. in Systems Engineering with a focus in Project Management from Johns Hopkins University.