Leadership + advisors
Chief Executive Officer
A specialist in data/information and sophisticated automated data programs, Jes Chosid is a true believer in ‘Data is the New Oil’. With over 20 years working with data and information, she has effectively demonstrated how data can become additional revenue streams. She has done this across various domains, from covering military operations and weaponry systems in Israel, to working for large engineering firms. Her experience working with government clients and contracts, has been instrumental in building a relationships with industry leaders.
John J. Joyce
John J. Joyce has over 25 years in the utility, telecom and technology sector. He became Chairman, President, and CEO of Ambient, a start-up smart grid technology firm 2001. During his tenure, John led fundraising efforts that resulted in the investment of over $60 million of equity capital. In 2011, John led the successful effort to list Ambient on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange. Prior to Ambient, he held senior leadership positions at ABB, PriceWaterhouse, and Citicorp. He has extensive experience in business development, M&A, and financial services.
Gerald Brounstein is a Senior Partner in Pearl Cohen’s New York and Tel Aviv offices. He provides comprehensive corporate and commercial legal counsel to public and private corporations and other entities, including in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, distribution and licensing, financing, equity and debt transactions and D & O insurance. In his international practice he represents numerous multinational technology companies.
With 20 years experience working in the telecommunications sector, Brian has experience from the ground up. His background includes equipment maintanance, quality control and training new telecom crews. He started his own firm climbing for companies including American Tower, Crown Castle, Verizon, At&T and T-Mobile as well as countless others. Brian now trains the UAS pilots to capture inspection imagery safely and accurately.
Reign Maker Crew
Logistics, Directing, Editing
Writer, Director and Editor, Rob Reilly’s experience spans independent films, commercials, music videos to presentations and public outreach projects. He recently directed the 2015 Promotional Videos for Trump International and Trump SoHo Hotels in NYC. Rob is a master at communicating stories. He plays an important role as a logistics lead on shoots to help plan and coordinate complicated projects.
Pilot + Photographer
Phillip Ennis started operating drones in 2014. His role is understanding and investigating optimal light, distance, lenses and brands of UAS for inspection and data processing needs. Philip is considered to be a master photographer running a successful business for over 30 years. We are very pleased to have him be a part of the Reign Maker crew.
Data + Info Designer
Lance Jackson creates visual stories. After 22 years at the San Francisco Chronicle and Examiner, he moved to digital design. His client list includes Adobe Systems, Cisco Systems, Bell South. Lance is an adjunct professor at City College of San Francisco, UC Berkeley Extension and California College of the Arts.
Pilot + Data Processor
Newest member of the team, Ty Audronis has been building and flying drones since 1998, and professionally since 2003. He has two published books on the subject, and countless magazine articles. He’s spoken at Interdrone, Drone World Expo, and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences about drones, and is on the advisory board for the Society of Aerial Cinematography. His education in visual effects, animation, and editing has direct relevance to photogrammetry.