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.  General overview of roles and accomplishments included:

  • System level design of multirotor drones including propulsion, battery technology, and weight optimization

  • Mechanical design for prototyping and high-volume production

  • System and component level testing and evaluation

  • Cast in the launch video for Karma and attended GoPro’s largest launch event as a product expert to answer questions from news and media outlets

Product Stories & Launch Video

Check out the product stories for Karma, featuring me and the rest of the GoPro Karma Team.


Aerial Capture

Portable, versatile, and easy to use: these are the traits we looked to design into Karma.  The Karma drone has a unique folding design and a removable stabilizer that works with the GoPro camera line.  Karma is surprisingly easy to use and captures spectacular images with the type of quality that only GoPro can provide.


Handheld Stabilization

Aerial footage is great, but thats just half of the picture.  Karma Grip lets you take the same camera and stabilizer from the drone and attach it to a hand grip so you can get that same cinema-quality shot, but on the ground.  Check out the product story below on Karma Grip and start capturing!