Co-Owner, Influential Drones
Dave Krause, is one of the co-founders of Influential Drones. He is a certified project manager, world traveler and an accomplished software architect with more than a dozen industry certifications. Having over 20-yrs of specialized technology experience, Dave is qualified to lead projects in the following sectors: transportation, commerce/banking, infrastructure and construction. He is a member of the FAASTeam (FAA Safety Team) where he travels the country educating and promoting aviation safety. Dave sits on the NBAA's Emerging Technologies Committee. The committee maintains a focus on: unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), urban air mobility (UAM), unmanned traffic management (UTM), commercial space, other future technologies and associated infrastructure that will integrate into the National Airspace System (NAS). Dave contributes to the FAA's Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) as a member of TaskGroup 8 (Safety Culture) for Small Commercial.
He is a founding member of Aviation Influence, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that promotes aviation and STEM initiatives globally. When not working, adventurous, creative, enjoys reading and loves to learn. Dave is active in the philanthropic space, especially in the areas of wildlife conservation and aviation history.