Dedicated to Keeping You Flying

The Airdata UAV Story

We’re Passionate About Flight Data

Originally founded as HealthyDrones, our cloud software platform was initially built to provide crash-prevention information and give drone pilots and commercial UAV operators a much broader data set to analyze than is typically captured in a simple flight logbook. As the amount of inflight data that can be captured grows, we’re finding new and unique insights that can make the flight experience better and safer. Today, over 40,000 users in more than 175 countries around the world rely on Airdata UAV for flight analysis.

We are privately funded with offices in El Dorado Hills and Los Altos, California.

Leadership

The People Piloting Airdata UAV

We are a committed team of drone enthusiasts whose mission is to help keep your aircraft 'airworthy' by analyzing, identifying, and predicting critical failures and optimizing flight performance - so that you get the most out of your valuable air time. Data nerds at heart, we have extensive experience building software for virtualizing systems in the cloud, automating data centers, and in advanced analytics.

Bill Gaylord

President & CEO

As CEO, Bill brings extensive experience from market-leading software companies. Most recently, he served as SVP of business development at Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK), the leader in machine-data analytics, where he was responsible for building the partner ecosystem and was an integral member of the executive team that took the company through a successful IPO in 2012. Previously, he was VP of corporate development at Hyperion Solutions (acquired by Oracle 2007). He had held various executive positions at other technology start-ups and began his career at Oracle. Bill holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and an AB from Dartmouth College.

Eran Steiner

Founder & CTO

Eran began working with drones while serving in the Israeli military. He founded Airdata UAV (formerly HealthyDrones), with a vision to provide pilots with new insights from UAV flight data.  Prior to founding Airdata UAV, he was responsible for the Cloud Stack platform at Accelerite (spin-out of Citrix). He has held positions at Citrix working on their cloud platform and at Oracle as a technical architect. He has also worked on teams building software to help Fortune 500 companies manage the performance of highly complex and distributed IT infrastructures. In addition, Eran has held various product and engineering roles at Sun Microsystems, Sphera, Amdocs and DEC.

Zev Laderman

Board Member

An investor and strategic advisor to the companyZev also serves as a member of our board of directors. A seasoned technology executive with a successful track record of building companies, he was the first investor in WIX (NASDAQ: WIX) and served as their initial chairman. He also was a founder of Newvem, a provider of Cloud usage analytics, where he helped the company grow to a successful acquisition by Datapipe. He served as CEO of Aduva (sold to Sun Microsystems) and CEO of Tradeum (sold to VerticalNet). Earlier in his career, Zev held various positions at Oracle. He holds LLB and LLM degrees in Law from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Airdata UAV Careers

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