Shawn Theiss is Founder and General Manager of Theiss UAV Solutions. He has over 27 years of professional experience in all aspects of Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Fabrication Processes, Business Management, and Government Regulations. During his nearly three decades in the aviation design and manufacturing industry, Shawn has produced working blueprints, illustrated manuals, technical military operations manuals, visual/oral presentations, and advertising literature, as well as promoted, established, and maintained Client Relations within both Commercial and DoD fields (NRL, AFRL, DARPA, CECOM).

Shawn has created and managed testing plans and operational flight plans, and has worked with the FAA to acquire approvals for conducting these UAV operations plans. He also has over 15 years of active UAV piloting and operations experience, and has acted as both a classroom and flight instructor in Theiss UAV Solutions’ UAV Operator Training Programs.