Mike Ball is the CEO of Beyond Aerospace Ltd. Leveraging extensive experience in the delivery of airborne networking, Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) and Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR) services, Beyond Aerospace enables the future of unmanned aviation by delivering a true “System-of-Systems” communications architecture for autonomous Beyond Line of Sight operations of unmanned aircraft.
After completing his engineering degree in 2003, Mike spent several years developing mission-critical embedded systems for industrial automation and machine vision applications. Since transitioning to Engineering Manager at SKYTRAC Systems in 2013, Mike has established a proven track record of delivering satellite connectivity and software services to the aviation industry on a global scale, overseeing avionics design, software development, systems integration and aircraft certification.
Mike has a degree in Computer Engineering from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. He is registered as a Professional Engineer with APEGBC, and is delegated by Transport Canada for Avionics and Electrical systems on both fixed-wing aircraft and rotorcraft.