Steve Akins is CTO and CMO of Drone Arrival, a company that helps organizations leverage the transformative power of UAS and is a member firm of the Polish American Chamber of Commerce (PACC). Steve leads Drone Arrival’s UAS product and solution marketing, business and industry alliances, and technology strategy and development efforts with emphasis on inspection, mapping, analytics, aerial transportation, and autonomous drone applications. He has been developing, managing, and promoting innovative software and hardware solutions for over 20 years. Since 1994, he has been creating interactive remote-imaging, IoT and web-based products and experiences. As a digital marketing strategist, Steve has brought together teams and tools in creating and executing strategies connecting brands and their stories with customers and audiences globally and locally. Along with his strong entrepreneurial and creative roots, Steve brings a multidisciplinary educational background and approach. He is energized by the potential of drones in helping businesses and society thrive. A hands-on drone enthusiast for years, Steve is a FAA-certified sUAS pilot.