Our TeamThe Iris team is a diverse group of experts from around the world specialising in Computer Vision, AI, Robotics, Simulation, Embedded Systems and Autonomous Vehicles.
We prioritize safety and trust each other to take on responsibilities, follow through, and ask for support when we need it.
We are curious people with broad interests who cultivate a learning environment.
We celebrate and create space for each other’s work, differences, and humaness.
We work hard, work smart, and stay calm and positive under pressure.
We build connections not only with each other, but with regulators, customers, and the aviation industry.
We are approachable and give and accept feedback, input, and help from all teammates.
Board and Advisors
Scott Smith is an Independent Board member, drawing on his almost 40 years of experience managing large, complex commercial aerospace programs. As the recently retired chief operating officer and board member of Iridium, Scott led technology development and operations, including all ground and satellite operations for the company. Previously, Scott was chief operating officer of DigitalGlobe Inc., a commercial remote sensing satellite company, where he was responsible for the company’s satellite and ground operations, engineering organization, and corporate and global expansion initiatives. He earned his degrees in aerospace engineering from Syracuse University and Master of Science in aeronautical and astronautical engineering from Stanford University.