Brett Kanda

Brett Kanda

Director of Business Development of the FAA-Designated Nevada UAS Test Site
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Brett brings to NIAS a depth of experience integrating successful business practices and policies into the autonomous industry.  Brett received his B.A. in Print Journalism and a Minor in Entertainment Management from UNLV. While at UNLV, Brett was a two-time NCAA Academic All-American and Captain of the UNLV Golf Team. After 4 years of playing professional golf around the globe, Brett went to film school and graduated from the International Academy of Film and Television. While attending film school, Brett founded his first company focused on providing UAV based aerial cinematography and photography services for the PGA Tour and a number of other clients. He co-founded two other UAV companies focused on aerial data and digital media that allow him to have an insight into FAA future practices and industry trends. With a focus on business development and marketing, Brett will look to expand NIAS partnerships and facilitate growth for the company.  Brett is experienced in recognizing client needs for new technology and has a natural entrepreneurial mindset that he applies to operations and the creation of a positive company environment.

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