Founder & President
Brief info

30+ years of business tech and marketing experience, subject matter expert focused on uncrewed aviation intersecting with public safety and disaster response.

Mr. Todd is a seasoned business executive with over 30 years of experience advising Fortune 500 companies, major sporting leagues, and start-up businesses on emerging technologies and related marketing strategies. He is an innovator, entrepreneur, and technologist who has been quoted in major media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Financial Times, Entrepreneur, and more. He oversees corporate strategy, strategic partnerships, and business operations for Airborne Response, and has led the company from its inception through its acquisition by Safe Pro Group Inc.

Additionally, Mr. Todd serves as the Executive Director of AIRT (Airborne International Response Team), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization supporting the use of uncrewed and autonomous technology for public safety, security, and emergency operations. AIRT is the official home of the DRONERESPONDERS program, supporting over 8,000 public safety and emergency services organizations representing more than 75 countries around the globe. He also serves as the Chapter President for AUVSI Florida, as an advisory board member for Commercial UAV Expo, as a command staff member of the Southeast Florida All-Hazards Incident Management Team, and as a member of InfraGard, the public-private partnership between the FBI and U.S. industry.

Mr. Todd holds several certifications, including the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Certified Emergency Manager (CEM®), FAA-certified Part 107 Remote Pilot, and U.S. Coast Guard License Master for vessels up to 100 gross tons. He earned an Executive Master of Professional Studies in Emergency and Disaster Management from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication from Drake University. He also holds an Infrastructure Protection certificate from Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service and has also completed graduate work on crisis communications and integrated marketing communications at Northwestern University’s Medill School.