Sebastian Babiarz

Head of Airspace Innovation - Europe, DroneUp

Sebastian Babiarz

Speaker Bio

Sebastian Babiarz recently joined DroneUp as Head of Airspace Innovation - Europe. At DroneUp, Sebastian advises and collaborates with European regulators and standards organizations as they work to build regional regulatory frameworks to enable safe and scalable
drone operations. 

Previously, Sebastian was the COO of DroneHub, a
drone-in-the-box company that builds automated hangars for drones to enable autonomous drone operations in Industrial areas. He was Head of
Strategic Business Development at AirMap, successfully creating AirMap business across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region.

Prior to DroneHub and AirMap, Sebastian held various positions in mobile networks for Nokia, Ericsson, and Alcatel-Lucent. During this time, he focused on driving drone innovation within the mobile telecom industry
and the role they play in a connected society and within the Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Sebastian is the co-founder, a board member, and the co-president of the Global Unmanned Traffic Management Association (GUTMA). And with more than 18 years of business experience in the
drone and telecom industry, Sebastian is passionate about new technology and automation and how they can improve lives.