John McKenna

Founder is developing an advanced tech stack that facilitates control-room based operation of connected & autonomous UAV fleets. The business was founded in 2018 by four senior technologists ex. Apple, McLaren, CERN Oracle Team USA and billion-dollar hedge funds. It's now backed by Boeing, Tawazun and Techstars and holds the most advanced UAV permission ever given by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (one of the world's most advanced Beyond Visual Line of Sight permissions). As CEO, John leads on strategy, product, financing and sales. Previously: Managing Director, BeTomorrow UK; Group Commercial Director at OC Sport; Strategy Consultant at Marakon Associates; and Structural Engineer at ARUP. Father, sailor, windsurfer and Ironman. 



16 November 2023 | 11:00 - 11:30 | Panel: Fueling Innovation: Uniting Investors, Startups, and Ecosystems in the Fundraising Journey ​

Delving into the complex world of fundraising within the industry, featuring diverse perspectives from key stakeholders in the ecosystem. Our panelists, will share their perspectives and insights on how they can collaborate to drive innovation and facilitate successful fundraising.​

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