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Kraettli Epperson

CEO and Co-Founder

Vigilant Aerospace Systems

Kraettli L. Epperson is the CEO of Vigilant Aerospace Systems. He has a 25-year career as a technology company executive and is a frequent speaker on unmanned aircraft technology including detect-and-avoid (DAA) and autonomous systems. He is a member of the FAA's BVLOS Aviation Rulemaking Committee and the ASTM F38 Committee. He has participated in more than 30 unmanned aircraft flight tests, has co-authored multiple AIAA papers with NASA and Okla. State University researchers on DAA systems, and is a regular speaker at industry events.