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Aevius is the nation's leading advanced low altitude aerial operations company for enterprise. Our pioneering UAS platforms, 50-state network of best-of-breed commercial UAV pilots with civilian and military aviation backgrounds, and culture that cultivates and rewards the individual's creativity bring our clients unrivaled capability, safety, and competitiveness.



East coast petroleum supplies

depend on Aevius

(and growing)

#1 IN


Our Skyfire Consulting division

gets more public safety agencies flying with UAS

than any other company

Miles of pipeline

under management

(and counting)



Typical reduction in man hours to update inventory in large yards and warehouses

with Aevius RFID



Annual savings of just ONE

warehouse utlizing

our inventory solution


Daniel Parker


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Daniel Parker is an FAA certified commercial drone operator with extensive experience building, testing, tuning, and operating drones for high-end industrial applications.


In 2016 he personally performed 483 field flights with 0 incidents. His background is in technology, videography, and optics with a strong emphasis in unmanned aerial optics since 2011.

Daniel lives in Atlanta, Georgia, where he worked on a variety of remote sensing projects for one of the world's largest engineering firms before coming to lead industrial sUAS projects for Aevius in 2016.

Matt Sloane

Chief Executive Officer

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Matt Sloane is the CEO and Co-Founder of Aevius and its parent company Atlanta Drone Group.

Before he founded Atlanta Drone Group in 2014, Matt spent 14 years in various roles at CNN in Atlanta, including 12 as a medical news producer and special projects manager for Dr. Sanjay Gupta.


In addition to his work there, he worked as a certified Emergency Medical Technician for Emory EMS, working his way up to Chief of Resources and Planning for the department.

Matt is an inaugural member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) technical committee on drones, and an FAA-certified manned aircraft pilot.

Walt Wylupek

Chief Strategy Officer

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Walt Wylupek is the CSO and Co-Founder of Aevius and its parent company Atlanta Drone Group.

Walt Wylupek oversees strategy, technology, and business development for Aevius and Atlanta Drone Group.


Prior to Aevius, Walt founded the company that manufactures the first electrically switchable smart glass product available at a big box retailer, established an electronics brand ranked #1 in sales on Amazon, and created a top-selling automotive accessories brand. 

Walt is a former emergency medical technician who ran Emory University's EMS program as Chief while working on his B.S. in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology. Outside of work, he enjoys the outdoors, tinkering with old machinery, and kickboxing.

Ben Kroll

Chief Operating Officer

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After getting a commercial pilot and flight instructor license in Arizona, Ben moved to Atlanta to manage a local flight school. While there, he developed original training and safety curriculum, opened a new flight training location, and became a Cirrus Standardized Instructor Pilot at the Platinum level.

Ben went on to work for charter flight operations and individual aircraft owners, ferrying aircraft all over the country.

His extensive knowledge of general aviation, FAA regulations, and curriculum development made him a perfect with his new role as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Pilot of Aevius and its parent company Atlanta Drone Group.

Adam Weaver

Chief Legal Officer

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Adam Weaver is a co-founder of Aevius and its parent company Atlanta Drone Group and serves as their Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel.

Adam's experience includes practice before a wide array of state, federal, and self-regulatory organizations, corporate governance, complex corporate financing and transactions, corporate risk management and insurance, and commercial civil litigation defense.

He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Emory College and his Juris Doctor from Emory University School of Law.


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