Marque Cornblatt is the Founder and CEO of the Aerial Sports League, a worldwide leader in drone sports, entertainment and media. Since 2015, the Aerial Sports League has has hosted over 1,000,000 spectators at live events, has earned over 8.5 million video views and over 50,000 social media followers. The League pioneered fun drone education and has taught thousands of new pilots to build & fly drones through events, meetups and STEAM education programs. The Aerial Sports League is also the founder of the Museum of Future Sports, a STEAM education organization focusing on tech enabled sports and equitable tech literacy for all kids.
In addition to being the CEO of the Aerial Sports League, Marque has created award-winning art and media for years, earning millions of social media followers and viewers. His kinetic art and short films have been exhibited at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the San Jose Museum of Art & The San Jose Tech Museum and he recently celebrated 25 years as an artist with a major East Coast retrospective. He is often cited as a pioneering researcher in the field of telepresence robotics, and has twice been a TEDx presenter. His latest innovation is a virtual summer drone racing boot camp that can be experienced from the safety of home, hosted, coached and taught by some of the biggest names in professional drone sports. In this edition of the drone radio show, Marque talks about the Aerial Sports League, the Virtual Drone Racing Boot Camp at Spire Institute and the future of drone sports and entertainment.