Co-founder & CEO BirdOne LLC
Birdone’s mission is to make tools that empower people to be everyday superheroes by connecting their field and office staff in ways that were not previously possible using drones, GIS, and Augmented Reality. In his previous role as the research & development manager for McKim & Creed, Inc., Mr. Stallings oversaw the company’s unmanned aerial system and aerial LiDAR services. Under his leadership, McKim & Creed grew its UAS services to include over 40 remote pilots and more than 2,000 flights throughout the southern and eastern U.S.
He has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, ComputerWorld, Engineer Inc., POB, and Commercial UAV News and was a featured guest on the NSPS Radio Hour. Mr. Stallings has also been published in ArcNews and LiDAR magazine. His original research comparing UAS with conventional technologies for beach profile surveys won the ACEC/NC Grand Conceptor, the highest engineering award in North Carolina. He was awarded the ESRI Special Achievement in GIS award in 2016 for this project as well. Mr. Stallings along with one of his co-founders, Dr. Orrin Thomas published a peer review journal article on UAS derived photogrammetric accuracy in the Journal of Unmanned Systems. Mr. Stallings is a certified photogrammetrist and an FAA-certified Part 107 remote pilot.
Currently Scheduled: Day 2 Session 3: Drone Applications