Skyworks Names Chief Development Officer

Skyworks, the global provider of gyronautics, has announced that Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Biagio “Ben” Colandreo has joined the organization as the Chief Development Officer, the company said.

In this role Colandreo will be responsible for business development, growth strategies and targeted outreach to potential partners, investors and customers.

Ben is a decorated AH-1W Cobra pilot who, over his 20-year military career, held a series of key roles that ranged from flight safety officer to squadron commander to staff officer for the Commanding General of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing. He is also an experienced business development and operations executive in the private sector, including four years as Director of Business Development for General Dynamics´ IT subsidiary.

Skyworks Global Inc., is the worldprovider of gyronautics, the study and design of sustained autorotative flight represented by the company´s gyroplane technology. Skyworks has more than 40 patents with several more underway, all obtained in an effort to radically change not only the way gyroplanes are perceived, but also the way they are utilized. From mass personnel transportation, agriculture, and border protection to literally changing the economies of developing nations, Skyworks´ goal is to change the paradigm of aerial technology. For more information about the company, its products, and individual members of the Skyworks team, visit