CEO at Qelzal Corporation (Drone Obstacle Avoidance)
Rob Benson is an expert at developing and commercializing technology and products. He served on the teams that brought neural network science to a commercial reality at HNC Software, Fair Isaac, ID Analytics, and LifeLock. He operated a start-up business from the ground up that manufactured parts in the powersports industry. At SAIC, he ran the Commercial Products Division which manufactured electronic and motorized systems for the power industry. He holds a MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University, and a Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Berkeley.
His current focus is to help drones fly safe and roam free by bringing deep learning and 3rd generation neural net technology to help unmanned vehicles sense obstacles and then avoid them.