Kris Cravey

Member Since 2022

Kris Cravey

Chief People Officer

DroneUp

Virginia Beach VA Area

Kris Cravey is the Chief People Officer of DroneUp, an American technology company that combines airspace solutions, software applications, analytics platforms and a trusted team of industry leaders to help companies operate at scale with drone innovation. His passion for aviation started as a kid in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, where his grandfather owned an aviation upholstery business. At DroneUp, Kris is able to combine that interest with another: his focus on the company’s people strategy. His primary objectives are hiring great talent, building a great culture, and developing a diverse organization with highly engaged employees. Prior to DroneUp Kris worked for 20 years as an executive in strategy, operations, and human resources for one of America’s largest private companies, with a global workforce of over 40,000 people. He was also an accomplished, tenured graduate school professor teaching courses in innovation, entrepreneurship, strategy and leadership at Messiah University. Kris holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in human resource development and an MBA from Regent University.


SKILLS

  • Business Strategy
  • Human Resources
  • Team Leadership

RECENT CONTENT

November 7th, 2022

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COMPANY INFO

DroneUp

DroneUp is an American technology company that combines airspace solutions, software applications, analytics platforms and a trusted team of industry leaders to help companies operate at scale with drone innovation. Clients and partners include Walmart, Brookfield Properties, Quest Diagnostics and NATO Allied Command.


AREA OF FOCUS

  • Drones
  • Delivery
  • Information Technology

INDUSTRY

Technology