April 30 – May 3: Educational Program | May 1 - 3: Exhibits

Matt Fanelli

Director of Strategy
Skyward, A Verizon company


Matt is the Director of Strategy at Skyward, A Verizon company, a leading drone operations platform. In this role, he leads the policy and regulatory efforts on a global scale. He represented Skyward on the initial LAANC working group and led the implementation of LAANC at Skyward during the prototype phase. In addition to his work with LAANC Matt serves on the Drone Advisory council and Remote ID working group. He's also involved in pushing drone regulations forward and representing the voice of the enterprise drone program through drone initiatives at CTIA and GSMA. Prior to his work on the regulatory front, Matt was general counsel for Skyward and managed all partnerships. He holds bar memberships in Washington and Oregon and is an active recreational UAS pilot.


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