Brendan Groves

Brendan Groves

Vice President of Regulatory and Policy Affairs at Skydio


Brendan Groves is the Vice President of Regulatory and Policy Affairs at Skydio, the largest U.S. drone manufacturer and a world leader in autonomous flight.
Before joining Skydio, he held senior positions in the federal government, most recently as Associate Deputy Attorney General in the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). In that role, he managed DOJ’s national security policy portfolio and developed, led and scaled DOJ’s drone program. He led the effort to counter the threat posed by malicious drones, spearheading the development and passage of pathbreaking Counter-UAS legislation. Brendan formerly served as Special Counsel to the General Counsel of the National Security Agency. He began his career as an Air Force JAG Officer, where he worked with remotely piloted aircraft and deployed to Afghanistan with joint special operations forces.
Brendan is a graduate of Yale Law School and Pepperdine University. He serves as a Technology, Security, and Global Affairs fellow at the University of Texas at Austin’s Strauss Center. He has received the Bronze Star Medal and the Attorney General’s John Marshall Award.

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Increasing autonomy for profitable unit economics

  • 9 November, 2023
  • 16:30 - 17:00