When Commercial UAV News last spoke with Brandon Torres Declet, then CEO of Measure, we spoke candidly about the need for the drone industry to consolidate strategically in order to move the industry forward. At the time, they had just announced the acquisition of Measure’s service sector by Aerodyne, leaving them to focus on maximizing the value of Measure’s software offerings. Recently, Declet has taken that initiative further with the merge of Measure with AgEagle. To learn more about these developments, we caught up with Declet to discuss the future of the drone industry, his thoughts on the acquisition and his vision for AgEagle as its new COO and Board Member, bridging the gap between industry stakeholders and regulators through his position on the DAC, and more.

Watch the full interview below: