Co Executive Director of the Community Air Mobility Initiative (CAMI)
Anna is an industry-recognized leader in the urban air mobility (UAM), eVTOL, and innovative personal aviation industries. Anna has leadership roles in both the ASTM international industry consensus standards committees for aviation and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association EVTOL committee. Anna is also active in creating the policy and regulatory landscape for urban air mobility (UAM) and electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft at local, state, federal, and international levels through her consulting practice, AMD Consulting. She began her career in the aerospace industry early, participating in Mars rover prototype testing with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) while in high school and receiving both her BS and MS in aerospace engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Co-founding Terrafugia in 2006, Anna served as Chief Operating Officer and acting CFO there until 2014 when she stepped back to focus on her consulting and policy interests. Anna has testified to the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, spoken at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Aviation Summit, TED Global, Good Morning America, South by Southwest (SXSW), Uber’s Elevate Conference, and at Vertical Flight Society EVTOL Symposiums.
Currently Scheduled: Day 2 Session 1: Future of Unmanned Systems