Waypoint Global Strategies Inc., a strategy and technology firm for clients who seek to integrate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into their daily business operations, has named Thomas Snitch, PhD, the director of applied innovation.
In his role, Dr. Snitch will lead a team that will design and implement advanced analytics solutions to complement Waypoint's existing service offerings in UAS. The firm provides flight-safety training, UAS flight operations and advanced analytics to civil and commercial clients worldwide.
Snitch currently serves as chairman of the board of visitors of the College of Computing, Mathematical and Natural Sciences at the University of Maryland. He holds a distinguished senior professorship at the University of Maryland's Institute of Advanced Computer Studies. In 2010, Snitch was elected to the International Academy of Astronautics.
‘Waypoint Global Strategies is excited to have a globally recognized subject matter expert like Tom join our team,’ says Brandon Blackburn, co-founder and CEO of Waypoint. ‘Tom is one of the leading authorities on advanced analytics and brings with him acute expertise in the innovative application of predictive modeling that truly highlights the value from data we collect every day.’