My position within PrecisionHawk is to help further exploit the advances of remote sensing data and the technological benefits for society. My daily role is heading up the geospatial data servicing division. Our team ensures current and emerging remote sensing technology can process into a usable product for our clients, seamlessly. My secondary role entails leading up
My position within PrecisionHawk is to help further exploit the advances of remote sensing data and the technological benefits for society. My daily role is heading up the geospatial data servicing division. Our team ensures current and emerging remote sensing technology can process into a usable product for our clients, seamlessly. My secondary role entails leading up the training and support team. Their goal is to ensure the safety of unmanned aerial vehicle [UAV] operations by providing a comprehensive suite of systems and tools in which to do so.
Fun personal facts:
-Traveled to six countries world-wide as a global ambassador.
-In 2013 and 2014 I was the leader in our company for travelling the most often (over 100,000 airline miles in 2.5 years).
-Started with the company back when we were called WineHawk Labs (employee #4).
-Worked out of the Toronto, United Kingdom, Indianapolis, Raleigh, and Argentina offices.
-Personally met each and every team member in our company (over 80 and increasing).
PrecisionHawk's mission is to be the airspace platform delivering better answers, faster, and enabling low altitude flight: PrecisionHawk.com | DataMapper.com
PrecisionHawk is backed by Intel Capital, Millennium Technology Value Partners, Indiana University and Bob Young. Company UAV and software products are servicing multiple industries including agriculture, insurance, oil & gas, and emergency response.
Manager, Technical Operations @ --GEOSPATIAL:
-Head of remote sensing data servicing division
-Liaison of geospatial applications with commercial partners
-Improved data processing by a 25% time savings
-Assist our payload / sensor team with integrating into an automated data processing workflow
-Manage a team of remote sensing scientists who develop time sensitive workflows for data processing
-Provide collaborative real-world usability factors for DataMapper.com website and InFlight UAV flight monitoring software with VP of Software
-Java programmer and author of PrecisionHawk's Android application
-Involved regularly in high-level discussions with CEO, President, and VP of Software
-Perform safe, efficient flight operations with a sub-five-pound, hand-tossed remote-sensing platform
-Provide client insights for: UAV, flight, and data operations manuals
-Co-manager for S3 server storage, data distribution, and internal AWS EC2 server platform software installation for 500+ clients
--MEDIA RELATIONS / SALES:
-Initiated 500+ in-person business / sales presentations
-Conducted numerous media interviews via in person communication, Skype, telephone, or E-mail
-Provider of global media for Twitter "tweets", Instagram photos and videos, YouTube videos, Facebook posts, and internal publicity and marketing
-Personally recognized in numerous articles, videos, and publications
--TRAINING / SAFETY:
-Head of support and training
-Created online educational training and support website
-Primary resource for all UAV and geospatial technical inquiries
-Successfully trained 100+ clients on operational responsibilities relating to UAV and data collection From May 2013 to Present (2 years 8 months) Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina AreaProject Manager | Co-Platform Owner [SmarterPlaces] @ In partnership with the PrecisionHawk Co-Founder, I managed website development projects.
-Project Manager on SmarterPlaces.net website
-Co-Platform Owner on SmarterPlaces.net website
-Coordinate daily SCRUM calls with development team, engineers, and designers
-Initiate and administrator project development discussions and updates in BaseCamp
-Delegate and verify tasks in JIRA
-Investigate potential growth opportunities
-Participate in high-level business meetings with the CEO and Co-Founders From August 2013 to November 2013 (4 months) Residential Life @ My role within Residential Life is to maintain a living and learning environment of 40 residents, while being committed to the academic success and personal growth of the residents at Indiana State University.
Duties as a Resident Assistant:
-Cultivated community, programs, and an environment that promoted the universities creed
-Designed an environment in the residence hall that is both educational and accepting of differences
-Communicated daily with residents to implement healthy community of forty residents
-Peer mediator as well as policy and procedure enforcer
-Student training instructor and mentor for new staff
-Awarded Reed Kidder Award For Outstanding Service to Residential Life
Duties as an Academic Peer Advocate:
-Assisted freshman with academic transition to college
-Facilitated smooth operation of forty first-year students on a floor
-Supported, aided, and promoted academic excellence and achievement
-Honored with Office of Residential Life Sycamore Principles Community Builder Award
-Awarded the campus Team Program of the Year From August 2010 to May 2013 (2 years 10 months) Terre Haute, Indiana AreaSummer Intern @ Performed daily inspections of Airfield, Terminal, and Perimeter to ensure compliance with TSR 1542, FAR Part 139, and other applicable municipal, state, and federal regulations with Safety Department.
Taught how to issue NOTAMS via the ENII System in accordance to FAA guidelines.
Shadowed Safety Chief and helped with issuing SIDA Badges.
Monitored the CCTV and Frontier Database Access Control System with supervision of Safety Crew.
Completed required airport training via AAAE ANTN Digicast.
Supervised and taught the summer part-time Airfield Maintenance crew.
Issued and completed work orders with Airfield Maintenance and Building Maintenance to ensure compliance with ACM and FAR Part 77.
Involved with escorting civil and environmental engineering firm to ensure storm drains were in accordance to Federal environmental regulations and Airport policy.
Created Administration employee training log database in Microsoft Access in compliance with FAR Part 139.
Devised memorandums for airport tenants to comply with county codes.
With assistance from local University, created Excel spreadsheet outlining airport pros and cons, and suggestions.
Conducted Economic Impact Study for the Airport Association of Indiana and presented findings to Airport Manager and Operations Manager. From May 2012 to August 2012 (4 months) Evansville, Indiana AreaVolunteered @ With my role as Court Captain, I helped facilitate the success of the basketball tournament games. I oversaw four other individuals at our table and I provided needed reports to the operations center. From March 2012 to March 2012 (1 month) Special Events Assistant Volunteer @ Prepared meetings and events
Cooked food for training meetings
Cleaned and arranged Fire Department Headquarters
Served as a liaison between Firefighters and civilians From 2007 to 2012 (5 years) Evansville, Indiana AreaCirculation / Stacks Member @ Facilitated the success at the Circulation desk by performing clerical duties such as: checking out items to patrons, inputting itemized data into the computer, organizing shelves throughout the library, and providing assistance to any of the 1,000 plus patrons. From October 2009 to August 2011 (1 year 11 months) Volunteered @ Advised, protected, served, and communicated with a wide array of individuals.
Learned about diverse aircraft and also skills needed to operate and handle.
Involved teamwork and motivation. From July 2009 to August 2009 (2 months) Oshkosh, Wisconsin Area
Bachelor of Science, Aviation Management, Minor in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Graduated with a 3.54 GPA, Cum Laude @ Indiana State University From 2009 to 2013 Brandon Eickhoff is skilled in: Aviation, Leadership, Flights, Teamwork, Management, Technical Support, Higher Education, Microsoft Excel, Training, Unmanned Vehicles, Community Outreach, Media Relations, Social Media, Aerial Photography, Remote Sensing