Ben Marcus is the co-founder and CEO of AirMap. AirMap is helping make drones a part of everyday life. The company is gathering all of the low altitude airspace information important for drones and their operators and is providing an accurate, up‐to‐date, dynamic dataset to manufacturers and drone platform companies through a variety of useful implementations. AirMap’s information includes civil and military airspace, hospitals, schools, military installations, industrial plants, and other sensitive locations, as well as information on private properties registered at www.NoFlyZone.org. More information is available at www.AirMap.io.
Prior to AirMap, Ben co-founded jetAVIVA, the largest aircraft sales company in the world that centers on light jets. Since its founding in 2006, jetAVIVA has sold over 500 business jets. Ben serves as vice chairman of Angel Flight West and as a member of the Space Angels Network. Ben also flies volunteer missions for animal rescue groups Pilots N Paws and Wings of Rescue. Ben is an FAA-certified Airline Transport Pilot and Flight Instructor with over 4,000 hours of flight experience in more than 100 aircraft types.