Head of Airspace Innovation for Europe, DroneUp
Sebastian Babiarz is Head of Airspace Innovation for Europe at DroneUp. Additionally, Sebastian advises and collaborates with European regulators and standards organisations as they work to build regional regulatory frameworks to enable safe and scalable drone operations.
With more than 16 years of business experience in the drone and telecom industry, Sebastian is passionate about new technology and automation and how they can improve lives. Particularly, for the last 4 years, Sebastian was Heading Strategic Business Development at AirMap, successfully built the AirMap business across the EMEA region.
Prior AirMap, he has focused on driving innovation within the mobile telecom industry through drones as well as the role drones play in a connected society and within the Internet of Things (IoT) solutions.
Previously, Sebastian held various position in mobile networks R&D for Nokia, Ericsson and Alcatel-Lucent. He is a co-founder, board member and for the last 2 years co-president of the Global UTM Association.