DroneAnalyst Leadership

20140718_ColinSnow_0024_3x2_FBColin Snow, CEO and Founder, is a 25-year technology industry veteran with a background in manufacturing, electronics, digital imaging, field service, software, research, and mobility. His prior experience includes marketing, manufacturing, and operations management at Olympus Corporation, Oracle / PeopleSoft, Steelwedge Software, and SAP. As an industry analyst at Ventana Research, he covered a range of topics including supply chain management, operational performance, and product information management. Colin has been a photographer and built remote control aircraft since high school. He combined his passion for photography and aeronautics in 1992 by practicing aerial photography from manned aircraft. As photography turned away from film, he mastered digital imaging, photogrammetry, 3D imaging, and timeline editing. Today, as a hobbyist, he does aerial photography and video with multi-rotor helicopters. Colin holds an MBA from Florida Atlantic University, is a member of the major UAS industry groups including AUVSI, and AMA, and is a Part 107 FAA Certified Remote Pilot. You can find Colin on Twitter @droneanalyst and LinkedIn.

DSC02389_fbCharlotte Ziems, Chief Content Officer, has more than 20 years of experience in publishing, business management, market research, and content marketing. A former high-tech publishing executive, Charlotte served as vice president of InfoWorld’s Test Center, founded InfoWorld Consulting Services, and held executive editorial positions at publications including Computerworld, PC Resource, PC/Computing, PC Week, and Computer Shopper. She lead market analysis and research of early-stage technology companies as VP research and operations at Guidewire Group and spent more than five years building revenue at content marketing agency Tendo Communications by providing innovative content and social media strategy services to Hewlett-Packard and other B2B technology companies. As editor-in-chief at Informatica, she led the web and go-to-market content strategies and focuses on ensuring content was relevant, meaningful, and offered value for its audiences. Additionally, she's worked at Sitecore, the global leader in digital experience management software, as VP of Content Marketing. Charlotte holds a B.A. in English from the University of Virginia and is an avid equestrian, gardener, and drone enthusiast. You can find Charlotte on Twitter @cziems and LinkedIn.