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

Nathan Ruff

Managing Director
Coalition of UAS Professionals


Leading projects in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia, Nathan has over 18 years of experience as a Strategy & Operations Consultant to Fortune 500 companies around the world. He is CEO and co-founder of UASidekick – an app-based airspace deconfliction and public safety technology. As Managing Director for the Coalition of UAS Professionals, Nathan helps businesses excel in the burgeoning drone industry. Nathan is a member of the FAA Unmanned Aircraft Safety Team, UAS in Controlled Airspace ARC, ASTM, Robolliance, NASA UTM Date Exchange WG and the Security Industry Association’s Public Safety Working Group. Formal education includes Brown University (B.A), Georgetown University (Masters) and the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Lyon, France. Passionate about all aviation, Nathan is certified as a Part 61 Private Pilot, Part 107 Remote Pilot, USPA Skydiver and USPPA Power Paraglider. In his free time, Nathan also enjoys spending time on the ground skiing, sailing, and instructing scuba diving.


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