Dennis Shomko Co-Founder, EVP Business Development DronSystems

Dennis Shomko
Business Development Director, and co-founder of Dronsystems - a developer of Highly Automated Distributed Airborne Platform. Co-authored a UAV ATM system patent, which became the core architecture of Eurodrone Consortium’s testbed system, a European Commission/SESAR U-Space Demonstrator.
Research interests are in Automated Air Traffic Management Systems, and socio-economic impact of Unmanned Aerial Systems. Participated in peer reviews of UAS-related policies in US, UK, EU, New Zealand. Acted as a voting member on FAA UAS ID & Tracking Aviation Rulemaking Committee. Prior to joining Dronsystems, worked as a Senior Partner at AVICON (UK), with responsibilities over Aerospace, IT and Power Generation & Distribution infrastructure projects. Over the years worked on a number of cross-border/intergovernmental projects in Nuclear and Commercial Satellites industry, led restructuring efforts and later joined Boeing/Sea-Launch, where oversaw the reorganisation of the Corporate Management System, and overhauled procurement & supply chain strategy in particular. For that role received ‘Cross-Border Deal of the Year’ award from M&A Advisor.

Holds MBA from Kent Business School, and Doctor of Business Administration from Swiss Business School. A Member of Institute of Directors (UK), and Fellow Member of Chartered Management Institute.