SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM
Stephen McKenna is an attorney, entrepreneur and former senior executive at Telmar Network Technologies – an international provider of electronics and telecom equipment repair, return, logistics, warehousing, R&D and spare parts management for Alcatel-Lucent, Nortel, Verizon, AT&T, Orange, and many other OEMs and service providers. In addition, Steve was a senior executive for a $650 million US wireless tower services company and an international OEM / distributor of microwave transmission products. An active angel investor with venture capital and private equity experience, Steve also founded and sold a technology company and was an attorney advising retail, online and brick and mortar businesses on intellectual property, contracts, litigation and general corporate matters.
Paul Corry is a creative, technology focused entrepreneur with executive level, business experience as a regional VP with Jabil Circuits, a leading global contract manufacturer, and executive with other Fortune 500 technology based companies. Paul has led local and global teams to successfully deliver innovative solutions which directly improved his customers’ competitiveness. Paul, has the vision to see the long-term opportunity and the management skills to develop and execute a plan to get there. A creative, results proven Business Development and Marketing Executive with the experience to analyze the market and deliver a winning strategy, Paul is a co-founder and General Manager of USaS. Paul graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of science degree. Paul is a retired Petty officer from the Royal Canadian Navy Reserves.
Pete Dwyer was the UAS Detachment Officer in Charge for the US Navy in Afghanistan until early 2016 and is one of the country’s most qualified, experienced UAS professionals. A Naval Academy graduate and rotary wing pilot, Pete combines actual UAS program experience with subject matter expertise on civilian and government FAA policies and regulations. Before and after his latest deployment, Pete advised companies and governments on UAS tethered drone system programs and FAA compliance, as well as acting as a program manager for disaster and continuity planning projects for the White House Military Office, US national intelligence community, US Navy Office of Legislative Affairs, US Senate and others.
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TECHNICAL AND OPERATIONAL TEAM
Leonardo de Campos
Leonardo graduated from the University of South Florida with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. For his USF senior project, Leonardo and his team built a quadcopter from scratch working closely with MOTE Marine Labs' preservation research effort. Leonardo's professional experience includes designing a collapsible catapult and being the project lead on the design and manufacturing of an assembly line robotic arm. Leonardo is professionally certified in FEA simulation, Mechanical Design, and CAM, as well as proficient in MatLab, LabView and Python software. In addition to providing creative and insightful design solutions to the many engineering challenges he faces Leonardo is also an FAA Pt. 107 certified pilot.
Leonardo is also trilingual - English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Capt. Tim Parker (USN Ret.)
Robert J. Hall
Robert J. Hall earned the PhD and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He earned his Bachelor’s degree summa cum laude in E.E.C.S at the University of California, Berkeley. From 1991-2023 he was Principal Investigator at Bell Labs Research (moving to AT&T Labs when it was founded), working in the areas of automated software engineering, requirements engineering, modeling and simulation, scalable wireless network protocols, cloud performance engineering, and drone autonomy. He is a Fellow of Automated Software Engineering and member of the Steering and Program Committees of the IEEE/ACM International Conferences on Automated Software Engineering. He served as Editor in Chief of the journal Automated Software Engineering for 12 years and is an ACM Distinguished Scientist. In addition to his work with USaS, Bob is Chief Innovator with Zoomwhirl Innovations LLC.
As a Navy Officer, Tim’s assignments included USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71), Patrol Unit TWO, Patrol Unit ONE, Patrol Squadron FOUR FIVE, Patrol Squadron TEN, The Joint Staff, The Chief of Naval Operations Staff, and Special Operations Command. He engaged in Operations Earnest Will, Joint Endeavor, Iraqi Freedom, New Dawn, Enduring Freedom, and others.
As a Navy Operational Aviation Commander, Tim led combat aircrews in the execution of aviation combat and other missions globally. Accumulating 4000+ flight hours in the P-3A, P-3B, P-3C, T-34 and T-43 aircraft, Tim served as a Squadron Commanding Officer, Mission Command, Naval Flight Officer (NFO) Evaluator, NFO Instructor, Command Duty Officer (Underway), Officer of the Deck (Underway) and other qualifications and certifications.
Tim earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Minnesota, an MBA from Union University (TN), and a Masters of Military Operational Art and Science from Air Command and Staff College (AL). Additionally, Tim successfully completed the US Navy's Aviation Electronics Technician school, Advanced First Term Avionics school, and Naval Aviation Safety School, the New York Institute of Photography Professional Photography course, and other various training and certification curriculums.
Jason Stark is a U.S. Army combat wounded Veteran who served in the US Army as a Mobile Subscriber Equipment Operator (31FV4) with NATO Secret and Top-Secret security clearances. Jason actively served during Operations DESERT STORM/SHIELD and Operation SOUTHERN WATCH in Southwest Asia while a member of the 82nd airborne and Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR in Bosnia where he doubled as a combat lifesaver in the 3rd infantry division.
After the Army, Jason worked with Lucent Technologies in Europe as a 5th generation electronic switching system (5ess) engineer and was part of the team that developed the AnyMedia Access system. Jason next returned to Southwest Asia with Booze Allen Hamilton as a DoD contractor at Prince Sultan air base Saudi Arabia and in Qatar. In Qatar, Jason was an outside plant design engineer. After Boze Allen, Jason contracted with Siemens as an Inside Plant engineer for the Munich Airport communications link overhaul.
Jason holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and an Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering from Ludwig-Maximilians University, a Bachelors in Science from Keiser University, and an Associate Degree in Computer Science from Rasmussen University. Jason is a licensed Radiological Technologist and FAA Part 107 SUAS pilot.