David Geisler

David is a Marine veteran with two decades of experience in the unmanned aerial system (UAS) industry. As a Marine, David assisted in the creation of the United States Marine Corps first unmanned aviation squadron VMU-2 located at MCAS Cherry Point, NC. where he flew the RQ2A Pioneer UAS in support of operations around the world. Mr. Geisler has supported several UAS platforms as a Flight Test Pilot and Combat Flight Instructor including the General Atomics Gnat-750, I-Gnat, STEC Sentry and Sentry HP, and US Army AAI Shadow RQ7B. Mr. Geisler served in Operation Iraqi Freedom from 2003-2004 as an embedded contractor conducting one of the US Army’s earliest Combat Operations with the Shadow RQ7A. David was the test pilot for Rapid Imaging’s first demonstration of SmartCam3D® to the Department of Defense as well as the first field tester when he took the technology to Iraq in 2003. After coming back from Iraq in 2004, David joined Rapid Imaging and is now the CEO of Rapid Imaging Technologies.