Air Vinyl Design

Founder, March 2017 - July 2019

Air Vinyl Design is an e-commerce business that creates high quality accessories for Apple products.


Craft Cups

Co-Founder, 2016 - June 2018

Craft Cups are a new take on the traditional disposable cup, designed to enhance the craft beer experience in plasticware.



Mechanical Engineer, Aerial Products, May 2015 - September 2017

Worked on aerial architecture and mechanical design of GoPro’s first drone platform, as well as definition for future drone programs.  Initially brought in as GoPro’s in-house drone expert, I served as a key member in the development from early prototypes through production.Working on the development of aerial capture products from early product architecture through launch.  The first product, called Karma, is a portable, versatile, and easy-to-use drone and handheld stabilization system.



Founder, May 2014 - September 2017

Quadbox is an ultra-portable, consumer drone for aerial video capture.  After designing and drafting intellectual property for Quadbox, I exited this venture after negotiating a sale for the patent.



Structures Engineer II, August 2014 - May 2015

Worked on structural design and research and development (R&D) initiatives on the 702SP satellite product line.


Advanced Tactics

Mechanical Design Engineer, January 2011 - May 2013

Worked at a start-up company funded by the US Army and Air Force to develop air and ground mobile, multirotor drones.  The prototype vehicles ranged in size from 10 lbs to 4,400 lbs. 




University of Southern California

MS Engineering Management, 2014

BS Mechanical Engineering, 2013

USC Aerial Robotics, Founding Member & President, 2009 - 2013