About Us 2017-08-30T11:38:44+00:00

Our Mission

AirMap is making drones part of everyday life by building the airspace services platform to let innovation take flight.

Our Mission

AirMap is making drones part of everyday life by building the airspace services platform to let innovation take flight.

Our Mission

AirMap is making drones part of everyday life by building the airspace services platform to let innovation take flight.

Our Founders

Ben Marcus

CEO and Co-Founder

Ben Marcus is an aviation expert and executive. Prior to AirMap, he co-founded and was CEO of jetAVIVA, the world’s largest light business jet sales company. He started his career as a flight instructor and later became a flight test engineer. Ben currently serves on the board of Angel Flight West. He is an FAA-certified Airline Transport Pilot and Flight Instructor with over 4,500 hours of flight experience and ratings in airplanes, helicopters, seaplanes, gliders, and six types of jets.

Gregory S. McNeal

Co-Founder

Dr. Gregory McNeal is an expert in technology, law and public policy. He is a professor at Pepperdine University and a frequent keynote speaker about unmanned aircraft and innovation policy. Gregory has also served on the FAA’s Micro UAS Aviation Rulemaking Committee, the UAS Registration Task Force, the Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force, and the Remote Identification and Tracking Aviation Rulemaking Committee.

Board of Directors

Ben Marcus

CEO and Co-Founder

Ben Marcus is an aviation expert and executive. Prior to AirMap, he co-founded and was CEO of jetAVIVA, the world’s largest light business jet sales company. He started his career as a flight instructor and later became a flight test engineer. Ben currently serves on the board of Angel Flight West. He is an FAA-certified Airline Transport Pilot and Flight Instructor with over 4,500 hours of flight experience and ratings in airplanes, helicopters, seaplanes, gliders, and six types of jets.

Gregory S. McNeal

Co-Founder

Dr. Gregory McNeal is an expert in technology, law and public policy. He is a professor at Pepperdine University and a frequent keynote speaker about unmanned aircraft and innovation policy. Gregory has also served on the FAA’s Micro UAS Aviation Rulemaking Committee, the UAS Registration Task Force, the Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force, and the Remote Identification and Tracking Aviation Rulemaking Committee.

Bilal Zuberi

Board Member

Bilal Zuberi is a lead investor and partner at Lux Capital. He has spent the last 10 years helping advise early-stage technology companies. Bilal is also an entrepreneur and co-founded GEO2 Technologies, an advanced materials technology company.

Hemant Taneja

Board Member

Hemant Taneja is the managing director of General Catalyst Partners. He has served on boards for over 20 different companies and brands in Silicon Valley and believes that technology and policies need to converge to foster responsible innovation.

Bill Ayer

Board Member

Bill Ayer is the former Chairman and CEO of Alaska Airlines and Alaska Air Group. He is a commercial pilot and flight instructor with over 4,500 logged flying hours. He serves on the University of Washington Board of Regents and is the director of Puget Energy, the Museum of Flight, and Angel Flight America.

Our Partners

Our Partners

Our Partners

Join Our Team

AirMap is building a team of some of the most talented individuals in the drone industry. Join our team. We’re hiring.

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Join Our Team

AirMap is building a team of some of the most talented individuals in the drone industry. Join our team. We’re hiring.

Search Open Jobs

AirMap Logbook

Want to learn more? Check out stories and updates from our team and industry partners on our blog, the AirMap Logbook.

Read Our Blog

Join Our Team

AirMap is building a team of some of the most talented individuals in the drone industry. Join our team. We’re hiring.

Search Open Jobs

AirMap Logbook

Want to learn more? Check out stories and updates from our team and industry partners on our blog, the AirMap Logbook.

Read Our Blog