New President for Auterion’s Government Solutions: Open Source Systems for Blue sUAS and the DoD

Auterion's Government SolutionsAuterion’s Government Solutions Appoints New President

by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby

Today, Auterion, the company building the world’s leading drone operating system, announced that Errol Farr has been appointed as the new President of Auterion Government Solutions (Auterion GS). The announcement coincides with Auterion GS’s continued success with the Blue sUAS and the Soldier Robotic Controller (SRoC) programs, as the company advances its work with the U.S. Department of Defense.

“We’re thrilled to have Errol move into this role as part of a strategy we set in motion in 2020 to enable government partners to easily deploy a wide range of autonomous systems on top of the Auterion platform,” said Auterion CEO Lorenz Meier. “Errol’s strong personal background in systems, integrations, and avionics is crucial in leading this work.”

Farr initially joined Auterion as the vice president of Government Business Development this past January. In this position, he focused on Auterion’s ecosystem of products for government defense and security customers, in order to provide the customization, flexibility and scalability available with Auterion’s NDAA-compliant and Blue sUAS compatible platform.

“Auterion’s leadership on open standards is unlocking significant value for our government customers, as the ability to deploy a common control infrastructure across air, as well as ground and maritime robotic systems, becomes a reality. I’m excited to be leading Auterion Government Solutions as we continue to execute our growth strategy and drive innovation across the entire robotics industry,” said Farr.

Farr possesses more than 20 years of experience in business development and strategy, having led successful teams in both the domestic and international markets. Before his tenure with Auterion, Farr headed strategy and business development at AeroVironment. In addition, he held several roles at ITT (now L3Harris), responsible for a portfolio of assorted products and services across various markets.

Read more about Auterion’s open source software , drone security, and the Blue sUAS 2.0 list.

Ian attended Dominican University of California, where he received a BA in English in 2019. With a lifelong passion for writing and storytelling and a keen interest in technology, he is now contributing to DroneLife as a staff writer.