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Dr. Ernest Earon

Executive Vice President, Artificial Intelligence
As Executive Vice President of Artificial Intelligence at REIN, Dr. Ernest Earon brings two decades of expertise in data science, robotics and machine learning. Before joining REIN, Dr. Earon served as the co-founder and CTO of commercial drone leader, PrecisionHawk. While at PrecisionHawk, Dr. Earon chaired the data division of the FAA’s Unmanned Aircraft Safety Team to lead the industry’s efforts in using drone operational data to build a comprehensive program to improve safety. Previously, Dr. Earon was a technical project manager at the University of Toronto where he focused on UAV architecture for civil applications. He also spearheaded the design, development and implementation of the sensor package and vehicle control for a team of intelligent lunar robots developed through a Canadian Space Agency project resulting in a successful deployment with NASA and the German Space Agency on Mauna Kea in Hawaii. In 2015, Dr. Earon was invited to the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of Champions where he represented PrecisionHawk as it received WEF’s Technology Pioneers recognition. Dr. Earon was also named to the prestigious UpStart 100 list, which included names like Jeff Bezos of Amazon and Travis Kalanick of Uber, for his innovations in the drone space. He also delivered keynotes at global industry conferences like TEDx and DronesDataX. Dr. Earon earned his doctorate from the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies in 2004.

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Thursday, October 17

2:00pm PDT