As Vice President of Engineering for DroneSense, Eric Schank leads the Engineering Department, including Development, Quality Assurance, DevOps, Documentation, and Project Management.
Eric builds innovative solutions to real world problems from directly implementing new features to planning the strategic direction of the technology teams. Eric enjoys collaborating with and understanding the needs of our users and is resourceful and responsive in his approach to making our products easier, faster, and safer.
Over 30 years ago, Eric started his career writing software for FAA Air Traffic Control software at Harris Corporation. After working in the defense contractor world for years, Eric moved into early-stage software companies. He has held a variety of roles from founder to software development, product and project management in a range of private and public companies.
Outside of work, Eric enjoys traveling with his wife, children, and dogs. He plays pickleball, tennis, volleyball and almost any other competitive sport. He contributes back to the software community through various open source projects.