Our Company

OUR MISSION

Unmanned Experts’ mission is to help our clients successfully leverage the benefits of Unmanned Aircraft Systems technology in their environments.  As project managers, consultants, or trainers, we focus on enabling our clients to incorporate the value, efficiency, economy, safety, and customization of these flexible platforms.

Qualifications

Unmanned Experts holds five FAA-granted Section 333 exemptions allowing commercial UAS operations with 9 aircraft types. Our mission pilots hold FAA pilot licenses (UK: CAA) and hold Remote Pilot Airman Certificates with small UAS ratings under FAA part 107.  All crews have completed insurer-approved commercial mission training.

Aircraft

Unmanned Experts maintains a cutting edge fleet of UAV platforms which can be configured for many types of projects. They include the Aeryon SkyRanger; the AscTec Falcon 8, the Altavian F6500 Nova Fixed Wing, the DJI Inspire, and DJI Phantom trainers. For special payloads, we operate a custom heavy-lift quad-copter with a payload weight capacity that exceeds most commercial platforms.

Expertise

Unmanned Experts prides itself on our name and our reputation.  Our team includes both operational and subject specialists with experience in all aspects of UAS engagement and deployment.  Our principals have backgrounds in industries including aerospace, defense, law enforcement, software, training, and business development.  We are actively engaged with clients and industry leaders in the integration of unmanned aircraft systems into real world programs in all corners of the globe.

Culture of Safety

Unmanned Experts is committed to maintaining a culture of safety in all operations and coursework. We have adopted the austere safety standards governing manned aviation while addressing the unique requirements of unmanned aviation. The company has undergone ISNetWorld certification and, after a recent, comprehensive audit of UAS safety systems and operational safety practices by industry certifier SGS, was awarded the SGS Safety and Compliance Verification certificate.

UAS LEADERSHIP

Keven Gambold

Chief Executive Officer

Keven Gambold (Squadron Leader RAF, Retd) completed 21 years of active duty service with the Royal Air Force as a front-line combat pilot. After over 1500 hours in Tornado GR4 fast-jets, including active participation in all recent multi-national conflicts, Gambold joined a Combined Predator Task Force logging over 1500 hours of unmanned combat missions and two deployments to in-theatre Launch-Recovery Elements. He completed his tours as the senior Standards Evaluator and the project officer for both Multi-Aircraft Control (MAC) and Advanced UAV Cockpit programs. With a Masters in Aeronautical Operations and a Commercial Pilots License, he is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Unmanned Experts Inc.

Bill Cossoff

Chief Growth Officer

Bill brings nearly twenty-five years of C-Level business development, sales and marketing and entrepreneurial success with a track record of producing extraordinary results to the Unmanned Experts team.  He brings an entrepreneurial approach to developing revenue channels and the ability to leverage company expertise and success to create new contract and sales opportunities and develop and nurture strategic relationships and partnerships.

Bill brings a strong background in capital formation and business structure and has been involved in several rounds of equity and debt financing for multi-million dollar companies.  Additionally, he brings strategic vision and big-picture thinking to assist Unmanned Experts Inc. in becoming one of the premier UAS companies on an international scale.

His strengths also include success in coordination of multiple disciplines to manage and deliver large-scale projects on budget and on time.  The ability to communicate and facilitate the needs of clients and customers has produced excellent results across many industries.

Ed Freeborn

Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Freeborn is the Chief Technology Officer for Unmanned Experts (UMEX), an industry leader in providing professional unmanned aircraft system (UAS) expertise and services.

With 25 years of experience in geospatial technology and data development, immediately prior to joining UMEX he supported the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center, Northeast (NLECTC-NE), a program of National Institute of Justice (NIJ).  From 2002 to 2009 he provided geospatial and command, control (C2), and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) technical assistance to state and local law enforcement, and joint U.S. and Canadian programs and initiatives such as Integrated Border Enforcement Teams (IBET), the Public Security Technical Program (PSTP), and the Great Lakes Observing System.   Prior to that he provided image analysis, GIS and spatial modeling support for visualization/simulation terrain database development, and for watershed and natural resource management projects, such as the New York City watershed stewardship program.

Mr. Freeborn continues to focus on honest broker outreach to law enforcement, public safety, homeland security, and emergency management for the development and adoption into practice of unmanned aviation technology.  His particular areas of interest include UAS use for public safety communications, UAS photogrammetry and the calibration and validation of UAS imaging systems, and the integration of UAS into public safety operations.

PARTNERS

Aeryon Labs Inc.

Aeryon Labs is the premier manufacturer of small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS). The Aeryon SkyRanger™ sUAS, airframe and integrated platform, is based on successful customer exercises and missions around the world.

bizUAS Corporation

bizUAS is a value-added distributor of professional, turn-key unmanned aircraft solutions for select vertical industries, including inspections, photogrammetry, and surveillance.

Charles River Analytics, Inc.

Charles River Analytics delivers intelligent systems that transform our customers’ data into mission-relevant tools and solutions to support critical assessment and decision-making. Charles River addresses a broad spectrum of mission areas and functional domains, including: sensor and image processing, situation assessment and decision aiding, human systems integration, and cyber analytics.

Innovative Plant Consulting LLC

Innovative Plant Consulting is a dedicated group of asset integrity professionals. We offer our services to owner/user organizations in the exploration and production, downstream refining, chemical, and manufacturing sectors of global industry.

Inzpire Ltd

Inzpire is one of the fastest growing defence companies in the UK providing products and services designed for war fighters by war fighters. Inzpire makes the world-leading GECO family of mission systems for both airborne and land customers, we train the British Army to fly Apache helicopters, we instruct RAF pilots in cockpit skills, we support UK Typhoon operations and we are experts in simulation and synthetic environments.

Liteye Systems  

Manufacturing and providing sales, service, training, and support for AUDS (Anti-UAS Defense System) in North America.

Skyward.io

Skyward’s drone operations management platform enables businesses of all sizes to get out of the office and into the air.

Transport Risk Management Inc.

Transport Risk Management provides Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Insurance and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Insurance and Non-Owned Unmanned Aerial Vehicle and Unmanned Aircraft System Insurance for Manufacturers, Military, Law Enforcement, Film Production, Search and Rescue, Agricultural and other aerial work uses.

Wounded Eagle UAS

Our mission at Wounded Eagle UAS is to provide a quality, professional, and educational experience to our wounded American veterans. To provide them a Hand Up approach with the skills, tools, education, and experience necessary to compete in the hobby and unmanned aerial systems industry as a career.  Our goal is providing our wounded veterans a comprehensive and detailed understanding of safe flight standards, operations, practices, and procedures for remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) and commercial autonomous flight control systems for RPA.

3IC

3iC benefits from many years of experience in manned and unmanned commercial aviation and business environment. We provide our clients with Safety focused professional drone training, consultancy and operational support.