This week at the Commercial UAV Expo in Las Vegas, DRONELIFE had the opportunity for an interview with one of the industry’s most widely recognized figures: AgEagle CEO Brandon Torres Declet.
Brandon Torres Declet first made an impact on the drone industry as the entrepreneur behind Measure, a drone services and aerial intelligence company founded in 2014. Under his leadership, Measure grew to be included in the top 5% of drone firms in the industry by revenue. In 2019, Aerodyne acquired the drone inspection services arm of Measure: in 2021, publicly-traded AgEagle acquired Measure’s drone platform, and Torres Declet was named AgEagle CEO. After almost 8 years in the drone space, Torres Declet has a unique perspective on the growth of the industry, and what it takes to get enterprise customers to buy into drone tech.
“It’s been quite the ride,” says Torres Declet. “We’ve seen a tremendous amount of excitement about the technology, and a lot of hype about the…