Dedrone names VP of Defense Solutions to lead sUAS defeat programs

Dedrone, a counter-drone technology and airspace security company, has announced it has hired former Battelle Memorial Institute executive Alex Morrow as Vice President of Defense Solutions, the company said.

At Battelle Morrow was the lead developer of counter-drone defeat technology DroneDefender, which Dedrone acquired in October 2019.

Prior to joining Dedrone, Morrow was the Director of cUAS Programs at Battelle Memorial Institute. In 2014, Morrow began working on DroneDefender, a non-kinetic, radio frequency sUAS countermeasure, which safeguards airspace without risking collateral damage. In October 2019, Dedrone acquired DroneDefender from Battelle and established Dedrone´s new counter-sUAS consultancy called Dedrone Defense.

As Vice President of Defense Solutions, Morrow will continue to advance DroneDefender for Dedrone customers, including US federal agencies, and other organizations with authorization to defeat sUAS.

Dedrone is a market and technology leader in airspace security. The Dedrone counter-drone platform combines hardware sensors and machine-learning software, providing early warning, classification of, and mitigation against all drone threats. Based in San Francisco, Dedrone was founded in 2014 and is backed by investors including Felicis Ventures, Menlo Ventures, and John Chambers, Chairman Emeritus of Cisco Systems and founder of JC2 Ventures.