AWS vet joins Auterion as drone operations move to the cloud – sUAS News
Auterion, the company that is building an open, software-defined future for enterprise drone fleets, today announced the appointment of Jeff Jones as Chief Revenue Officer.
Considered one of the best emerging leaders and strategists in the tech industry, Jones, who hails from Amazon Web Services, will lead and oversee the company’s revenue growth, customer acquisition and retention, expansion of the partner ecosystem and develop the external brand of Auterion.
“The landscape of drones and unmanned aerial vehicles, such as robots, cars and vehicles, is one of the fastest growing industries in the world,” Jones said. “The overriding need to use autonomous unmanned vehicles is playing an increasingly critical role in a wide range of use cases ranging from humanitarian aid and anti-poaching to weather forecasting, l ‘administration of drugs in remote locations, all to create richer data, control costs in more innovative ways. and scalable means. Auterion’s open source technology combined with its thriving ecosystem provides the kind of flexibility customers and partners need and I look forward to helping leaders in this industry solve real problems with the full set of solutions. d’Auterion.
Jones joins Auterion with extensive experience in the cloud computing, software and hardware industries, where he has led business development, sales, marketing and customer success organizations in the commercial and public sector segments. , specializing in strategy, new revenue generation, international customer acquisition and retention in previous roles. Most recently, Jones was responsible for Partner Growth at Amazon Web Services (AWS), where he helped invent new co-selling organizations, bringing more than 20 years of mitigating friction points, accelerating the company’s rapid growth and experience in helping customers find tangible value in new, innovative solutions to help their businesses.
“Jeff has demonstrated a deep understanding and built a brand of building organizations from scratch, always placing customers and their needs at the center of any go-to-market strategy or activity,” said Lorenz Meier. , CEO and co-founder of Auterion. “As we seek to transform the drone industry and provide our customers with an open source ecosystem, we are confident that Jeff will help our customers streamline their infrastructure using our drone software platform. ‘a way that helps them grow their business and save them time. and costs as this industry continues to go through a phase of historic growth.
Hiring Jeff is the latest milestone for Auterion, as the company recently announced the appointment of Cynthia Huang, vice president of corporate business development and Romeo Durscher, vice president of public safety to bring the power of open standards to help the global market realize the full potential of their drones and autonomous systems with open source software.
Auterion provides businesses and governments with an ecosystem of software-defined drones, payloads and third-party applications within a single, easy-to-use platform based on open source standards. The platform gives operators more choice, flexibility and assurance to improve their drone workflows, from mapping to inspection, freight and ISR. With more than 70 employees in offices in California, Switzerland and Germany, Auterion’s global customer base includes GE Aviation, Quantum Systems, Freefly Systems, Avy and the US government. Learn more at www.auterion.com.