Jesse Kallman

Founder & CEO,

Role: Associate

Sites: CDL-Atlanta, CDL-Oxford, CDL-Paris, CDL-Toronto

Stream: Space

Jesse is the Founder and CEO of Danti, which is building an AI based search engine for all of Earth’s data, reducing the barrier to entry for novice users to gain access to data from satellites, drones, analytics, to even property records, social and other data sets. Jesse’s career has spanned the drone, space, geospatial and broader aerospace and defense industry. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology where his research focused on aerodynamic design of unmanned systems along with advanced system of systems research fusing space and airborne assets. After his graduate work, he spent many years working at the FAA, DoD and other federal agencies. He was an early employee of one of the first commercial drone autonomy and software companies, later built a business for Airbus which brought together drones, satellites and analytics into enterprise software for various key industries. Later he led Airbus’s US space/geospatial business focused on delivering space based data and tools to a wide range of markets.