Drone as a Service company Measure said it has announced the strategic hire of Kathleen “Kat” Swain to serve as Vice President of Insurance.
“Drones have the potential to revolutionize the insurance industry,” said Measure CEO Brandon Torres Declet. “Kat´s skill set includes expertise in the latest aviation technology and an ability to navigate all aspects of the insurance industry. With her leadership, Measure will help insurance companies realize the benefit of incorporating drones in their operations.”
Prior to joining Measure, Kat was an Innovation Advisor for USAA where she led the research and development program for drones, developed and implemented strategic initiatives for the company, and was the listed inventor on several patents. As a FAA rated pilot, Kat flew a variety of fixed wing aircraft, coordinated relationships with air traffic control, and managed flight training for United States Air Force officers. She has served as an insurance claims arbitrator and manager, providing her with a unique perspective on the value of drone use for the insurance industry.
Measure has Federal Aviation Administration approval to fly more than 300 different types of drones for a broad range of commercial applications.