Ms. Monica England is unequivocally a pioneer in the Unmanned Systems and Robotics industries. Her 15 years of dedication and service have allowed her to work for several organizations and companies which have been instrumental to the growth and development of both defense and commercial unmanned platforms. She has also gained extensive knowledge and experience in a variety of vertical markets such as utilities, oil and gas, and public safety. Ms. England's key contributions to the UAV/UAS industry are best summarized through her previous positions with various large technology companies, including Director of Marketing and Business Development for 5D Robotics, Marketing and Sales Director for Aerial MOB, LLC, a company which is a pioneer in aerial cinematography and innovative technologies, and Program Office of the Army Future Combat Systems Class IV UAV Fire Scout at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems.
Mr. Lefebvre is one of the foremost experts in UAV technology in Canada. He is a mechanical engineer with a diverse set of skills including product development and program management gained in the automotive industry. Mr. Lefebvre was one of the original developers of Ardupilot, the world's leading open-source UAV/drone operating system with now over 1,000,000 systems in operation around the world. A frequent invited speaker at UAV industry conferences, he has also consulted to the UAV industry internationally, assisting clients to deploy Ardupilot on their commercial systems. Sensing a need for more robust UAV platforms for commercial applications, Mr. Lefebvre founded NOVAerial Robotics Inc.
Mr. Kintner brings vast experience in the defense industry by having developed a large number of contracts with military and aerospace organizations. In addition, during the past ten years, relationships have been developed with Homeland Security directors and managers. Using these relationships and capabilities he spearheaded corporate acquisitions, mergers, and joint ventures. Mr. Kintner assisted a client convert their technology into millions of dollars of military business. This included developing two licensing agreements with a major aerospace company. In addition, he helped a new and innovative antenna technology and converted it into six government funded Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR and STTR) programs. Most recently, Mr. Kintner has focused his skills on autonomous and unmanned systems in all domains including, their payloads and connectivity. Over the span of his career, Mr. Kintner has supported and worked with several companies including Boeing Corporation, Raytheon, Northrop/Grumman, General Dynamics and Lockheed Martin.
Mr. Allouba is a partner in the Montreal office of Dentons, an international law firm. He advises public companies in connection with both regulatory and transactional matters, including private placements, prospectus offerings, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring transactions, privatizations and shareholder meetings. He has extensive experience with mining exploration and technology companies. In 2008/09, Adam completed a six-month secondment with the Montreal office of the TSX Venture Exchange and is currently a member of their local Advisory Committee in Quebec. He is also a member of the securities committee for the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC).