Chairman and CEO
Cameron has been a technology entrepreneur for more than 30 years and has spent his career growing a diverse collection of high-potential ideas into revolutionary companies that have changed
Draganfly’s internal team, Board of Directors, and Advisory Board bring a wealth of experience and an unmatched depth of industry insight to Draganfly’s daily operations and strategic initiatives. Get to know the team that empowers Draganfly to be the world’s leading professional drone designer and manufacturer.
Chairman and CEO
Senior VP of Sales
Prior to joining Draganfly, John was the VP of Sales for the Public Safety & Commercial UAS groups for FLIR Systems. John came to FLIR via the Aeryon Labs acquisition, where he ran the Public Safety and Commercial Drone business lines as well. Before joining Aeryon, John served the biometrics technology field, most recently as the Director of Sales for Crossmatch Technologies, providing biometric solutions and identity management tools to military and law enforcement agencies worldwide.
John has over 20 years experience in both direct and channel sales to all levels of the government (Federal, DOD, intel, state & local) as well as the critical infrastructure industry (power generation, nuclear, DOT) and various commercial entities in the education, finance, and transportation industries. John’s experience has been based in security and technology – hardware, software, and complete solution offerings.
John is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving as a member of the prestigious White House Honor Guard performing duties at the White House, Pentagon, and Arlington National Cemetery. John also served as a member of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, as part of a joint United Nations Task Force conducting operations in Africa.
John is a graduate of The Florida State University and holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Information Systems Management.
John enjoys spending his free time with his family up in the sky flying or out on the water fishing.
Software Developer, Draganfly Innovations Inc.
Jaymin is Draganfly’s lead software developer and is responsible for the design and implementation of algorithms and models pertaining to the development and testing of our research projects. His responsibilities also include the development and maintenance of autopilot and sensor management software. He graduated with a B.Sc in Computer Science from the University of Saskatchewan in 2009.
Chief Financial Officer
General Manager, Draganfly Innovations Inc.
Vice President of Engineering, Draganfly Innovations Inc.
Production Manager, Draganfly Innovations Inc.
Manufacturing Technician, Draganfly Innovations Inc.
Bookkeeper / Administrative Assistant, Draganfly Innovations Inc.
Manufacturing Technician, Draganfly Innovations Inc.
Electronics Design Engineer, Draganfly Innovations Inc.
Mr. Card, appointed in November 2000, served as Chief of Staff to President George W. Bush from January 2001 to April 2006. Prior to his tenure as White House Chief of Staff, Mr. Card managed and ran the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia at the request of nominee Texas Governor George W. Bush. Before that, Mr. Card was Vice President-Government Relations for General Motors Corporation, one of the world’s largest automobile manufacturers. From 1993 to 1998, Mr. Card was President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Automobile Manufacturers Association, the trade association whose members were Chrysler Corporation, Ford Motor Company, and General Motors Corporation. When Chrysler became part of Daimler Corporation, Mr. Card oversaw the dissolution of the nearly 100-year-old trade association.
Mr. Card also served as Deputy Chief of Staff and then as a Cabinet Member for President George H.W. Bush as the 11th Secretary of Transportation. Prior to that, he served as Special Assistant (1983 to 1987) and later as Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Intergovernmental Affairs for President Ronald Reagan (1988) where he was a liaison to governors, statewide elected officials, state legislators, mayors, and other elected officials. From March 1987 until March 1988, Mr. Card ran the successful New Hampshire Presidential Primary Campaign for George H. W. Bush. Mr. Card is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a B.S. in Engineering. He also attended the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Mr. Card served in the U.S. Navy from 1965 to 1967.
Mr. Mitnick is an American attorney with 32 years of experience serving at the highest levels of government and the private sector. From February 2018 until September 2019, he served as the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), having been confirmed for that position unanimously by the U.S. Senate. In that capacity, Mr. Mitnick was the chief legal officer of a federal security and law enforcement agency with more than 240,000 employees, was responsible for providing legal advice and counsel from DHS and all of its components, and supervised more than 2,500 attorneys.
From March 2014 to February 2018, he served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of The Heritage Foundation, an influential think tank, and from November 2007 to April 2013, he served as Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of a Raytheon division with more than $3 billion in annual sales, more than 9,000 employees, and business operations in more than 40 countries and on all continents.
Mr. Mitnick has also served on the Board of Directors of Valaurum, Inc., a private mint, from March 2016 to February 2018 and since October 2019. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Jurisprudence from the University of Oxford. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science (summa cum laude) from Emory University.
Denis is a partner at DLA Piper (Canada) LLP, an international law firm, advising clients on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions with a focus on the technology and mining sectors. Denis has been recognized by Lexpert and Chambers, and has acted for a wide variety of companies listed on the Canadian and U.S. exchanges. Denis holds a BA from the University of British Columbia, an MPA from Queen’s University, and an LLB from the University of Windsor.
Mr. Aasen is a corporate and securities lawyer with more than 13 years of experience in corporate, securities and regulatory matters. He has been the Corporate Secretary, General Counsel or Vice President, Legal at various Canadian and U.S.- listed companies. Mr. Aasen obtained a J.D. from the University of British Columbia in 2006 and was called to the British Columbia Bar in 2007. Mr. Aasen was also appointed to the 2016 Legal 500 GC Powerlist for Canada.
Mr. Hannewyk is the co-founder of Drone Logics Systems and has been consulting with enterprise clients on the integration of drones for over a decade. Working closely with international companies in industries such as mining, forestry, energy and entertainment as well as advising governmental bodies, Mr. Hannewyk oversees the design and delivery of systems to meet client’s needs. A progressive and forward-thinker, Mr. Hannewyk draws from industry insight to recognize customer requirements and pinpoint areas where technology can be leveraged to make better business decisions.
Edmund C. Moy is a public servant, senior executive, commentator, author, and director with a successful track record in both publicly and privately held companies, and in the public sector. From 2006-2011 he served as Director of the United States Mint, the world’s largest manufacturer of coins and medals. He was appointed by President George W. Bush and unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Under his leadership, he increased profitability 62% to over $1 billion a year, increased revenue 213% to $4.97 billion, and increased precious metal bullion sales by 975% to a record $3.5 billion annually. From 2001-2006, he served as a Special Assistant to the President for Presidential Personnel at the White House and assisted the President of the United States in staffing most cabinet departments and independent agencies as well as helped form the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
From 1993-2000, he served as an advisor to the Wall Street private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and was an officer at one of the nation’s largest behavioral health care companies, First Hospital Corporation. In 1989, President George H.W. Bush appointed him to head the federal agency that regulates the nation’s health maintenance organizations. He was also a member of the executive management team of the Health Care Financing Administration, which oversees Medicare and Medicaid, where he was responsible for the managed health care programs to our nation’s elderly and poor citizens and was the nation’s top managed health care policymaker. He began his career in 1979 in sales and marketing and general management with Blue Cross Blue Shield United of Wisconsin.
Ed is a frequent commentator and speaker on economic policy, gold, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and currency for the national financial media. He has been featured on CBS (including 60 Minutes), PBS (including the Jim Lehrer News Hour), and appears regularly on CNBC, Fox News, Fox Business Channel, and Bloomberg TV. The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today, Fortune, Forbes, Dow Jones, and Thomson Reuters also quote him frequently. He is also a regular contributor to Newsmax.
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