About SkyDance Imaging
My name is Joseph "SkyDance" Baranauskas and I'm a "semi-retired" IT professional.
In September 2021, SkyDance was established following my retirement from a 25-year career in software engineering. Despite having been in engineering for most of my adult life, I had lost my passion for it over the last decade and had been considering a career change. Real estate seemed like an option, but it was a difficult field to break into.
After some introspection, I realized that flying either manned aircraft or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) was my true passion. Given the booming market of drone applications and the rapid advancement in drone technology, starting a drone-based business made perfect sense to me.
I then contemplated how to scale a drone operation and found inspiration in the ride-share business model. I noticed that drone pilots typically had to seek out work through various means while business owners in need of aerial imaging services had to go through the hassle of researching and vetting pilots on their own. I thought it would be logical to combine the ride-share business model with the drone industry to create a platform that connects drone pilots with individuals or businesses seeking their services.