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Drone technology has advanced tremendously in the past few years, and today drones significantly aid in surveying, disaster relief, delivery, and myriad business and consumer applications. In the wrong hands, however, a drone’s accessibility, capabilities, and ease of flying makes it especially suitable for hacking, surveillance, and terrorism.
Dedrone protects organizations from malicious drones by securing the airspace using advanced hardware and software technology.
AD leads the global Dedrone team, advancing our vision of airspace security. He has advised and partnered with multiple CEOs, boards and management teams to build and scale highly successful companies globally.
is one of Germany's most successful entrepreneurs, having co-founded several companies and led them to successful exits.
In 2013 when a toy drone crashed into a stage in front of Angela Merkel, Ingo Seebach was the first to have the idea of creating technology to protect from drone threats.
Chief Financial Officer
brings core expertise in M&A, scaling organizations in advance of a public offering (e.g., while at Netflix, NetLogic Microsystems, Audience), and raising debt and equity capital.
Chief Revenue Officer
leads Dedrone’s global sales team to provide best-in-class counter-drone technology to enterprise and government customers around the world. Ben has previously served as Vice President of Sales for emergency communication technology company Everbridge, where built the go-to-market strategy to include strategic global integrators and scaled the global sales team to meet significant revenue growth.
Chief Marketing Officer
leads Dedrone's global marketing and communications team. During her twenty-year high-tech career, Mary-Lou served as CMO at several enterprise software entities including financial technology company 9th Gear and crisis communication systems leader AtHoc. Additionally, she served as Senior Vice President of Global Applications and Services Marketing for Oracle Corporation and started her career as a rig engineer.
has spent over two decades in engineering, program management, and telecommunications. He most recently served as the VP, R&D at Itron, where he helped to grow the business significantly by launching new products and software for industrial IoT devices. He also spearheaded an overhaul in design, development, and testing cycles to ensure customer commitments were met.
VP, North America Public Sector
brings over 25 years of federal business development experience to Dedrone, leading strategy, and go-to-market for the North American Public Sector team. As the public sector leader, Campbell provides Dedrone’s smart airspace security solution to military installations, government agencies, law enforcement, and correctional facilities across North America.
VP of Software Engineering
leads the development of Dedrone’s software, DedroneTracker, which identifies, classifies, locates and mitigates small drones, and Dedrone’s proprietary database of drone signatures, DedroneDNA. Prior to Dedrone, Michael managed software development at JouleX, a software company that specializes in energy management, which was acquired by Cisco in 2013.
VP of Defense Technology
is a technology developer with broad experience. His innovations have transformed defense RF electronics, renewable energy, rotary-wing aircraft, and environmental sensing, creating value for organizations ranging from massive defense primes to tiny start-ups.
VP of Technology
is a technology expert for startups and established companies, specializing in enterprise networks, security and energy management.
Jan Peter Schween
VP of Sales EMEA
Jan Peter Schween
has been involved in counter-drone technology for more than five years and advises and supports Dedrone customers in planning, purchasing, and building effective C-sUAS systems.
VP & General Counsel
leads Dedrone’s legal team and is responsible for all transactions, regulatory compliance, and litigation and risk management. Over his 22 year career, he held executive level legal roles at several global companies (Verizon, China Telecom, and Mitel). He closed successfully over $1 billion in transactions and navigated numerous regulatory challenges and high stakes litigation over the course of his career.
Though our employees are located across many continents, the Dedrone team feels like one. A mix of folks from successful startups, large enterprises, prestigious universities, and even pure science, we work diligently to develop technology that solves the most advanced security challenges our customers face today.
Dedrone is founded and begins development of its first prototype
Dedrone’s first product is launched into the market
Dedrone receives $3 million in seed funding from venture firm Target Partners
Dedrone relocates its headquarters to San Francisco
Dedrone raises $10 million in series A funding, led by Menlo Ventures
Dedrone raises $15 million in Series B funding, led by Felicis Ventures and John Chambers, ex-CEO of Cisco
Dedrone wins Thunderdrone’s Game of Drones competition
Dedrone introduces swarm detection capabilities with DedroneTracker 3.5
DedroneTracker 4 released, including heat maps and advanced airspace analytics
Dedrone Acquires DroneDefender, Launches DedroneDefense
Dedrone releases DedroneTracker 4.1, providing advanced radar & PTZ camera integration
Dedrone releases new DedroneSensor RF-160 with increased detection range, integrated LTE and advanced analytics
Dedrone and General Dynamics Mission Systems enter strategic partnership
Dedrone releases DedroneSensor RF-360 for advanced detection in urban environments
Dedrone secures $12.1m in funding, led by TempoCap
Dedrone releases first full expeditionary kit with sensors, radar and camera
1000th DedroneSensor sold
Dedrone closes $30.5 million Series C financing round led by Axon