“Ninety percent of the U.S. population lives within 10 miles of a Walmart. And with 4,700 Walmarts, what you basically have are 4,700 distribution centers located in the middle of the neighborhoods wit a customer list of skews that are appropriate for the buyers around them.”
This Week’s Key Question
“How Does Drone Technology Deliver Value?”
This Week’s Guest
Tom Walker is founder and CEO of DroneUp, the the leading complete drone services provider, transforming businesses and government organizations with drone technology solutions. A short-list of DroneUp’s diverse suite of products includes flight services, data analysis, training and drone delivery Recognized as a UAS industry pioneer with patented mobile app technology and a commitment to research and development, DroneUp fuels invention and application across private and public sectors. With its people, services, and innovative solutions, the company delivers on operational challenges with efficiency, reliability, and safety.
Tom is a former military officer, and is a recognized pioneer in military and government digital reform. He managed the extensive programming and web enablement of computer systems to support both U.S. and International Special Forces. He has also served as an advisor to the White House on innovative technologies and their impact on the emerging workforce. The data from his research, combined with his military search and rescue experience, led to the creation of DroneUp. Since starting DroneUp in 2016, the company has continued to innovate and expand it’s portfolio of drone service operations, to where today it is a complete drone services provider.
What We Learn
Tom talks about DroneUp’s drone delivery service for Walmart and how companies can add value through UAS innovation. We’ll also talk about Xponential 2022 scheduled for April 25-28, where Tom will be delivering a keynote address.