AirMap CEO David Hose leaves the company as search starts for a replacement

US-based UTM service supplier AirMap has announced that CEO David Hose is leaving the company and a search has begun for a replacement.

According to a company statement:

“AirMap CEO David Hose will be transitioning out of his role as CEO. AirMap has begun the search for a new candidate to fill the position. AirMap thanks David for his tremendous contributions to the company over the past two years. Under David’s leadership, AirMap achieved significant growth and brought the benefits of drones to customers across multiple industries. The company is stronger than ever. Amidst difficult economic times, AirMap is proud to report that use of our platform is at an all-time high and that we’ve achieved the following milestones: in June 2020, AirMap had over 135,000 Monthly Active Usersl AirMap received USD3.3 million in DPA Title III funds from the U.S. Department of Defense to aid product development and engineering support for integration of sUAS mission planning, post-mission analysis, and unmanned traffic management software; Earlier this year AirMap successfully closed a Series C funding round.

“Additionally, we are excited to welcome our newest leader, Matt Brown, as Chief Revenue Officer. Matt will lead the sales, marketing, and customer success teams. Matt has extensive experience across multiple sectors leading successful growth initiatives. He joins AirMap from Vixxo, a technology-enabled services company where he served as CRO and drove their go-to-market strategy. Matt previously led GE Digital’s global sales efforts and prior to that he held roles as head of product, sales, and marketing at Naverus, which was acquired by GE Aviation.”

Since its launch in 2015 the California-based start-up has raised over USD60 million in capital and in 2019 was employing over 90 staff in its three offices worldwide, but has recently had to cut staff numbers in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.

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