Shadi El Abdallah has 16 years of technical and commercial experience within the aerospace industry. His diverse exposure within aerospace includes technical engineering expertise in military UAVs, marketing for a commercial airframer, and sales for an aircraft engine manufacturer. He has held various roles in the entire life cycle of experimental unmanned air vehicle flight test programs. This includes the initial proof-of-concept phase, flight test, operational evaluation, and customer flight demos. Shadi is very passionate and involved in the growing commercial drone space through advising startups focused on Drone Delivery and Remote Sensing Applications. Shadi holds an MBA from ESADE Business School, a Master's Degree in Applied Physics and a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, San Diego.