The Draganfly Team

Draganfly’s Executive 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. For more than two decades, Draganfly has been the world’s leading professional drone designer and manufacturer. Learn more about our legacy and the people who got us where we are today.

Draganfly’s Executive 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. 

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Cameron Chell

CEO / PRESIDENT

Cameron has been a technology entrepreneur for more than 30 years and has spent his life growing ideas into revolutionary companies.

Paul Mullen

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Paul brings 15 years of experience in operation strategy, product expansion, and organizational development.

Paul Sun

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Paul is a capital markets professional and trained engineer with over 25 years of business experience.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

John Mitnick

CHAIRMAN

John is an American attorney with 32 years of experience serving at the highest levels of government and the private sector.

Scott Larson

LEAD DIRECTOR

Scott brings over 20 years of combined corporate finance, technology development and entrepreneurial experience to the board.

Cameron Chell

DIRECTOR

Cameron has been a technology entrepreneur for more than 30 years and has spent his life growing ideas into revolutionary companies.

Andy Card

DIRECTOR

The second longest-tenured White House Chief of Staff, Andy has served in senior government roles under three U.S. Presidents.

Denis Silva

DIRECTOR

Denis is a partner at DLA Piper (Canada) LLP, an international law firm, advising clients on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions. .

Olen Aasen

DIRECTOR

Olen is a corporate and securities lawyer with more than 13 years of experience in corporate, securities and regulatory matters.

Julie Myers Wood

DIRECTOR

Julie Myers was appointed by President Bush to serve as Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for ICE.

ADVISORY BOARD

Edmund C. Moy

ADVISOR

Edmund is a public servant, senior executive, commentator, author, and director with an exceptionally successful track record.

Lawrence Vincent

ADVISOR

Lawrence currently serves as Chief of Staff, Personnel Vetting Transformation Office in the Office of Undersecretary of Intelligence.

Molly Wilkinson

ADVISOR

Molly served as a political appointee under President Bush from 2003-2009 including service at the U.S. Department of Defense.

Jamie P. Dwyer, M.D.

ADVISOR

Jamie is Professor of Medicine and Director of the Nephrology Clinical Trials Center at Vanderbilt University.

Jack Chow

ADVISOR

Jack held the rank of ambassador as the Special Representative on Global HIV/AIDS for Secretary of State Colin Powell.

Derek Anderson

ADVISOR

Since retiring from the NBA, Derek Anderson founded the Stamina Foundation, which provides educational programming.

Dr Kevin Kaplan

ADVISOR

Kevin is currently the head team physician for the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars and has been with the team for 12 years.

Get In Touch

Learn more about our legacy and the people who got us where we are today, or contact our team to learn more about our suite of products, services, and custom-designed autonomous solutions.

Cameron Chell

CEO / PRESIDENT

Paul Mullen

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Paul Sun

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

John Mitnick

CHAIRMAN

Scott Larson

LEAD DIRECTOR

Cameron Chell

DIRECTOR

Andy Card

DIRECTOR

Denis Silva

DIRECTOR

Olen Aasen

DIRECTOR

Julie Myers Wood

DIRECTOR

ADVISORY BOARD

Edmund C. Moy

ADVISOR

Lawrence Vincent

ADVISOR

Molly Wilkinson

ADVISOR

Jamie P. Dwyer, M.D.

ADVISOR

Jack Chow

ADVISOR

Derek Anderson

ADVISOR

Dr Kevin Kaplan

ADVISOR

Get In Touch

Learn more about our legacy and the people who got us where we are today, or contact our team to learn more about our suite of products, services, and custom-designed autonomous solutions.

Cameron Chell

CEO / PRESIDENT

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 the way we experience the world.

Cameron takes a hands-on leadership role in projects, infusing innovation and adoption with the operational principles of clarity, alignment, and measurement into the culture of every team he works with.

Paul Mullen

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Over the last 15 years, Paul has been responsible for operational strategy and execution with a scope that includes product expansion, mergers and acquisition, organizational development, and go-to-market oversight for both enterprise-level and start-up organizations.

Paul brings a willingness to nurture bold ideas and a track record of connecting and developing diverse teams. Highly motivated by innovation, he thrives in the development and pursuit of next-generation strategic objectives.

Paul Sun

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Paul is a capital markets professional and trained engineer with over 25 years of business experience. He has held senior roles at investment banks including Scotia Capital, Desjardins, and Beacon Securities.
Paul has provided financial solutions for a wide range of companies from small start-ups to billion-dollar market-cap organizations and has been involved in numerous transactions across the entire capital structure.

He has also held project and senior operations management positions at a number of private and publicly traded companies and has built an extensive investor network.

He acquired his Bachelor of Applied Science and Engineering from the University of Toronto and his Master of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business. He also holds the Professional Engineer and Certified Financial Analyst designations.

John Mitnick

CHAIRMAN

John 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,

John 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.

Scott Larson

LEAD DIRECTOR

Scott brings over 25 years of combined corporate finance, technology development and entrepreneurial experience to the Board. Currently CEO of SpaceAlpha Insights, a Vancouver-based newspace company building out the world’s premier commercial synthetic aperture radar satellite constellation.

Previously, Scott was CEO and co-founder of Helios Wire, a satellite company building out a space-enabled IoT/M2M network, and was CEO and co-founder of UrtheCast. Scott helped scale UrtheCast from its inception, taking it public on the Toronto Stock Exchange, raising $200 million, and leading the company to 250 employees over five years with seven offices around the world.

Andy Card

DIRECTOR

The second longest-tenured White House Chief of Staff, Andy has served in senior government roles under three U.S. Presidents. Mr. Card serves on the Board of Directors of public corporation Union Pacific, on the Business Advisory Board of BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics, on the Advisory Board of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and on a number of non-profit boards.

He is also a professional speaker represented by the Washington Speakers Bureau and joined NBC News as a contributor in April 2017.

Denis Silva

DIRECTOR

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.

Olen Aasen

DIRECTOR

Olen 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.

Olen was also appointed to the 2016 Legal 500 GC Powerlist for Canada.

Julie Myers Wood

DIRECTOR

Julie Myers was appointed by President Bush to serve as Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Previously, Ms. Myers worked for the Office of Independent Counsel under Kenneth Starr and was appointed Assistant Secretary for Export Enforcement at the Department of Commerce.

She currently is CEO for Guidepost Solutions, LLC, a leading investigative and compliance consulting firm where she leads a global team of investigators, experienced security and technology consultants, and compliance and monitoring experts across a multitude of industries including government and public service agencies.

Edmund C. Moy

ADVISOR

Edmund 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.

Lawrence Vincent

ADVISOR

Lawrence currently serves as Chief of Staff, Personnel Vetting Transformation Office within the Office of Undersecretary for Intelligence. Previously, Lawrence worked Russian Engagements for the Chief of Naval Operations, served as the Operations Center Director for all Naval Forces in Europe and Africa in addition to Central Command in the Middle East.

He was Assistant Chief of Staff for the Commander Naval Forces Europe and Naval Forces Africa, Commodore and Deputy Commodore for the Helicopter Sea Combat Wing and Deputy, Strategic Effect Division for the Joint Chiefs of Staff within the Department of Defence. Vincent’s awards include four Defense Meritorious Service Medals, three Navy Commendation Medals, three Navy Achievement Medals, and various unit and campaign ribbons.

Molly Wilkinson

ADVISOR

Molly served as a political appointee under President George W. Bush from 2003-2009 which included service at the U.S. Department of Defense with almost a year in Iraq. She held senior advisor roles within the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. General Services Administration and was Chief of Staff at the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Molly also had a distinguished record of service on Capitol Hill where she served as Republican General Counsel for the full Senate Homeland Security and Staff Director for Subcommittee on Contracting Oversight. Molly was named Vice President, Regulatory Affairs at American Airlines in January 2018 where she is responsible for the airline’s regulatory affairs practice.

Jamie P. Dwyer, M.D.

ADVISOR

Jamie is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and Director of the Nephrology Clinical Trials Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, in Nashville, TN. He is also the President and Principal Investigator of the Collaborative Study Group, an international academic research organization dedicated to the exceptionally rigorous design, conduct, analysis, and reporting of large, international pivotal clinical trials. He has served on multiple steering and executive committees for clinical trials and served as scientific advisor to medical device start-up companies. Jamie served as a Consultant to the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) CardioRenal Advisory Committee from 2015-2019. In 2017, he and colleagues founded Innovative Renal Care in Nashville.Dr. Dwyer holds an Sc.B degree in mathematics and Latin from Brown University, and an M.D. with Distinction from Brown University Medical School. He trained in Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic Florida, where he served as Chief Medical Resident. He trained in Nephrology and Clinical Research at VUMC. After a faculty appointment at Mayo Clinic, he joined VUMC in 2008.

Jack Chow

ADVISOR

Jack held the rank of ambassador as the Special Representative on Global HIV/AIDS for Secretary of State Colin Powell and as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Health and Science, the first U.S. diplomat of ambassador rank appointed to a public health mission. He led American diplomatic efforts in the establishment of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, and in countering global infectious diseases and bioterrorism threats. In previous positions, Jack served as a senior official at the State Department’s global affairs office, both the House and Senate Appropriations Committees, the Public Health Service at HHS, the Fogarty International Center of NIH, and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. In the private sector, he has been a consultant on global health at the RAND Corporation, McKinsey & Company, and PRTM/PwC. He is currently Distinguished Professor on Global Health at Carnegie Mellon University, Heinz College for Public Policy. He has served multiple times as a Sharkey Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Seton Hall University’s School of Diplomacy and International Affairs. He was a 2013 Fellow at the Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative, where he conducted research on the structure and design of national strategic policies.

Derek Anderson

ADVISOR

Since retiring from the NBA, Derek Anderson founded the Stamina Foundation, which provides educational programming and events that empower youth and young adults with resources and life skills. The Stamina Foundation has paved the way for over 100 under-privileged youth to attend college in a 20 year span.

Derek was drafted as the 13th pick in the 1997 NBA draft and became the first player signed to the Michael Jordan Brand and given his own signature shoe. With his first pay check from the NBA, he started his Foundation. In 2006, Derek won a World Title with the Miami Heat, becoming 1 of 13 players to win both an NCAA and NBA championship. He retired after an eleven-year NBA career in 2008. After retirement, he expanded his business life and opened two hotels in Turks & Caicos, his own film studio (Loyalty Media Group), and began writing novels and screenplays. In 2010, Derek produced and directed the documentary “The Untouchables of Kentucky.”

Dr Kevin Kaplan​

ADVISOR

Kevin is currently the head team physician for the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars and has been a physician with the team for 12 years. He is also the head team physician for the Bolles School, where he graduated from in 1995. Previously, he served as the team physician for the Jacksonville Sharks and the University of North Florida. In addition to supporting athletes at Jacksonville University and high schools in the surrounding area, Kevin offers his services to numerous athletic events throughout the year including the PGA championship at Sawgrass.Completing his residency in orthopaedic surgery at New York University Langone, Kevin was chosen as an Executive Chief Resident. He contributed over 20 orthopaedic publications and earned several research awards. He went on to complete a fellowship in orthopaedic sports medicine at the world-renowned Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, California. During his fellowship, Kevin assisted the head team physician of the Los Angeles Lakers, who won the World Championship in 2009. He also served as an Assistant Team Physician for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Sparks, Anaheim Ducks and Loyola Marymount University.