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Susan Roberts

Founder/Executive, GE Beyond

Susan has over 20 years of experience in aviation and Oil and Gas industry in both engineering and management roles. Susan is the Co-Founder of GE Beyond, a General Electric Venture focused on UAV technologies and services. Previously, Susan led the research and development program to develop GE’s NextGen compliant FMS system.  Past experiences include leading development programs for US Army rotorcraft safety systems at BAE and supplier program management for space launch vehicles at Orbital Sciences.

She serves on multiple UAS committees in various positions including acting as subject matter expert on UTM for JARUS SCB, industry expert of Gov. Snyder’s UAV Task Force, and President of the Board for the Commercial Drone Alliance.  Susan has a doctorate in Business administration focused on innovation and technology, and MBA and a BSEE.