Palo Alto, Feb 26 2018 — FlytBase Inc., the Internet of Drones (IoD) platform for commercial drones, based out of Silicon Valley, today announced addition of Biren Gandhi to its advisory board. Biren, former Head of Drone Business at Cisco, has been at the forefront of drone technology, as it has evolved into a major disruptive force, over last few years.
When asked why he chose to engage with FlytBase, Biren said:
“FlytBase is one of the handfuls of drone platform companies that can cater to the needs of critical stakeholders of the commercial drone industry: Customers – from big enterprises to small businesses; Service Providers – from large-scale drone fleet managers to individual drone operators; and Vertical Solutions – from asset inspections to beyond-line-of-sight missions. In addition to their current commercial offerings, FlytBase’s hardware-neutral, API-driven software stack can unleash a whole range of future applications with a growing community of academic partners and 3rd party developers.”
Nitin Gupta, CEO, FlytBase, added, “we are thrilled to have Biren lend his expertise to our mission, as we push the drone technology forward to help drone developers and system integrators scale their operations.”
Biren Gandhi is an executive leader focused on identifying key technology trends and accelerating their adoption through acquisitions, development or partnering. He has built a proven track record of bringing innovation to life in a variety of disruptive technology areas like the Internet of Things (IoT), Fog Computing, Drones/UAVs, Blockchain, Deep Learning, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence.
Biren has more than 20 years of leadership, strategic and tactical technology experience in diverse verticals like social networking, cloud, big data, mobile, telecom, social gaming and enterprise collaboration. He actively engages as a keynote speaker, panel judge, mentor, investor or advisor with venture capital firms, startups, accelerators, and incubators on rapidly accelerating new frontier technologies. Biren’s philanthropic activities regularly support many global and local non-profit organizations and causes.
FlytBase is the world’s first Internet of Drones (IoD) platform, that allows easy deployment of intelligent drones, connected with cloud-based business applications. FlytBase is compatible with all major drones and hardware platforms, including, Intel, Qualcomm, Nvidia, Samsung. Built-in enterprise-grade security, reliability and various deployment options, make FlytBase a platform of choice for various commercial drone applications.