Elsight hires aerospace industry ace Kevin Hightower to its advisory board

Kevin Hightower, Advisory Board executive at Elsight Limited

Elsight Limited, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Kevin Hightower to the Company’s Advisory Board. Mr Hightower will bring vast expertise from his previous senior roles in the aerospace and drone industries to help advance  Elsight’s global vision. Hightower is an invaluable addition to the Company in his new role as a member of the Advisory Board.

What is Hightower’s industry expertise?

Mr. Hightower has been advancing tech in the aerospace industry for 21 years, using his drive for tech to create excitement and build a network of strong relationships around the world within the framework of his work improving the commercial aviation and drone industry.

Mr Hightower has an uncanny ability to sense and identify the impact of new tech on business outcomes, his skills and expertise will be of great value to the Company moving forward.

In his previous positions as Product Manager at Wing Alphabet/Google’s drone company – and Head of Product at AirMap – Mr Hightower worked to make drone operations a reality, deploying live, commercial, drone delivery operations in Australia, the US, and Finland.

Mr Hightower also worked for Lockheed Martin for over 15 years, including an extensive period as CTO, where his work included designing and deploying air traffic control, airlines, and airport systems for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the US, the National Air Traffic Services (NATS) in the UK, and Airways New Zealand (ANZ) in New Zealand.

Most recently, Mr. Hightower has joined Cirium, the largest, most complete provider of aviation data to the travel, finance, aerospace, and aviation industries, as VP of Product.

Mr Hightower’s experience in the commercial aviation and drone industry will be of enormous benefit to the Company as it advances the commercialisation of its flagship “Halo” product.

What are the executive’s thoughts on the appointment?

Mr Yoav Amitai, CEO of Elsight, made the following comments on Mr Hightower’s addition to the Company’s Advisory Board: “I am thrilled that Mr Hightower will be joining our Advisory Board, and am grateful that we have succeeded in bringing his unmatched expertise.”

“Mr Hightower is an invaluable addition, and we are excited to have him join us. I look forward to working with him as we take Elsight to the next level of broad market adoption.”

After joining the Company’s Advisory Board, Mr Hightower said: “I am delighted to continue pushing the drone industry forward; the company is filled with incredibly talented experts and ground-breaking tech that can be integrated in a variety of different areas in the future, especially areas where reliable, always-on, secure, high bandwidth connectivity is required.”