Patrick Army

 
Patrick's headshot

Patrick Army

Chief Operating Officer
Entrepreneur, Veteran
Kansas City, USA

Patrick’s Feature!

I’m a multimedia marketer and entrepreneur with 10 years experience building tech companies, and a tech nonprofit. 

My companies and executive teams have been featured on NPR, Bloomberg, 435 Magazine, Silicon Prairie News, KCUR and in White House, IARPA and DARPA technology articles. 

As a Business Leader:

  • Developed world leading Unmanned Aerial System Programs (Civilian and Defense Drone Programs).
  • Built and led senior executive teams.
  • Developed strategic partnerships and raised seed series and series A investment through grants and investors.
  • Built and sold a tech startup in KC through social media marketing.

As a PMC:

  • Supported Counter UAS, Counterterrorism, Counter Narcotics, Counter Trafficking In Persons, Civil Affairs, SIGINT, etc.
  • Created Standard Operating Procedures, Tactics Techniques, Training Programs
  • Over 6000 hours of UAS Operations

As a Tech Nerd:

  • Co-created 2 mobile apps showcasing advanced image classification and the power of crowd sourced computation.
  • Design, build, and maintain multiple websites.
  • Build large flying robots

For Fun:

  • I make autonomous machines that roam my neighborhood. (not a joke, I actually do this)
  • I track coyotes using machine vision and crowd sourced doorbell cameras. I then deep fake my dog into the videos and upload them to my neighborhood facebook page.(not a joke, I actually do this)
  • Oh and I’m a Veteran

[LinkedIn]

 
 
 
 
 
 

Casey Adams

 
Casey Adams

Casey Adams

CEO & Co-Founder 
Entrepreneur, Drone Programs
Kansas City, USA

Casey’s Podcast!

I’m a multimedia marketer and entrepreneur with 10 years experience building tech companies, and a tech nonprofit. 

My companies and executive teams have been featured on NPR, Bloomberg, 435 Magazine, Silicon Prairie News, KCUR and in White House, IARPA and DARPA technology articles. 

As a Business Leader:

  • Developed world leading Unmanned Aerial System Programs (Civilian and Defense Drone Programs).
  • Built and led senior executive teams.
  • Developed strategic partnerships and raised seed series and series A investment through grants and investors.
  • Built and sold a tech startup in KC through social media marketing.

As a PMC:

  • Supported Counter UAS, Counterterrorism, Counter Narcotics, Counter Trafficking In Persons, Civil Affairs, SIGINT, etc.
  • Created Standard Operating Procedures, Tactics Techniques, Training Programs
  • Over 6000 hours of UAS Operations

As a Tech Nerd:

  • Co-created 2 mobile apps showcasing advanced image classification and the power of crowd sourced computation.
  • Design, build, and maintain multiple websites.
  • Build large flying robots

For Fun:

  • I make autonomous machines that roam my neighborhood. (not a joke, I actually do this)
  • I track coyotes using machine vision and crowd sourced doorbell cameras. I then deep fake my dog into the videos and upload them to my neighborhood facebook page.(not a joke, I actually do this)
  • Oh and I’m a Veteran

[LinkedIn]

 
 

Joey Williams

 
Joey Williams

Joey Williams

Chief Executive Officer
Entrepreneur, Veteran
Kansas City, USA

Joey’s Podcast!

I’m a multimedia marketer and entrepreneur with 10 years experience building tech companies, and a tech nonprofit. 

My companies and executive teams have been featured on NPR, Bloomberg, 435 Magazine, Silicon Prairie News, KCUR and in White House, IARPA and DARPA technology articles. 

As a Business Leader:

  • Developed world leading Unmanned Aerial System Programs (Civilian and Defense Drone Programs).
  • Built and led senior executive teams.
  • Developed strategic partnerships and raised seed series and series A investment through grants and investors.
  • Built and sold a tech startup in KC through social media marketing.

As a PMC:

  • Supported Counter UAS, Counterterrorism, Counter Narcotics, Counter Trafficking In Persons, Civil Affairs, SIGINT, etc.
  • Created Standard Operating Procedures, Tactics Techniques, Training Programs
  • Over 6000 hours of UAS Operations

As a Tech Nerd:

  • Co-created 2 mobile apps showcasing advanced image classification and the power of crowd sourced computation.
  • Design, build, and maintain multiple websites.
  • Build large flying robots

For Fun:

  • I make autonomous machines that roam my neighborhood. (not a joke, I actually do this)
  • I track coyotes using machine vision and crowd sourced doorbell cameras. I then deep fake my dog into the videos and upload them to my neighborhood facebook page.(not a joke, I actually do this)
  • Oh and I’m a Veteran

[LinkedIn]

 
 

Chris Hays

 
Chris Hays

Chris Hays

Chief Operating Officer
Entrepreneur, Veteran
Kansas City, USA

Chris’ Podcast!

I’m a multimedia marketer and entrepreneur with 10 years experience building tech companies, and a tech nonprofit. 

My companies and executive teams have been featured on NPR, Bloomberg, 435 Magazine, Silicon Prairie News, KCUR and in White House, IARPA and DARPA technology articles. 

As a Business Leader:

  • Developed world leading Unmanned Aerial System Programs (Civilian and Defense Drone Programs).
  • Built and led senior executive teams.
  • Developed strategic partnerships and raised seed series and series A investment through grants and investors.
  • Built and sold a tech startup in KC through social media marketing.

As a PMC:

  • Supported Counter UAS, Counterterrorism, Counter Narcotics, Counter Trafficking In Persons, Civil Affairs, SIGINT, etc.
  • Created Standard Operating Procedures, Tactics Techniques, Training Programs
  • Over 6000 hours of UAS Operations

As a Tech Nerd:

  • Co-created 2 mobile apps showcasing advanced image classification and the power of crowd sourced computation.
  • Design, build, and maintain multiple websites.
  • Build large flying robots

For Fun:

  • I make autonomous machines that roam my neighborhood. (not a joke, I actually do this)
  • I track coyotes using machine vision and crowd sourced doorbell cameras. I then deep fake my dog into the videos and upload them to my neighborhood facebook page.(not a joke, I actually do this)
  • Oh and I’m a Veteran

[LinkedIn]

 
 

Tim Herbers

 
Tim Herbers

Tim Herbers

Chief Financial Officer
Entrepreneur, FinTech
Kansas City, USA

Tim’s Podcast!

I’m a multimedia marketer and entrepreneur with 10 years experience building tech companies, and a tech nonprofit. 

My companies and executive teams have been featured on NPR, Bloomberg, 435 Magazine, Silicon Prairie News, KCUR and in White House, IARPA and DARPA technology articles. 

As a Business Leader:

  • Developed world leading Unmanned Aerial System Programs (Civilian and Defense Drone Programs).
  • Built and led senior executive teams.
  • Developed strategic partnerships and raised seed series and series A investment through grants and investors.
  • Built and sold a tech startup in KC through social media marketing.

As a PMC:

  • Supported Counter UAS, Counterterrorism, Counter Narcotics, Counter Trafficking In Persons, Civil Affairs, SIGINT, etc.
  • Created Standard Operating Procedures, Tactics Techniques, Training Programs
  • Over 6000 hours of UAS Operations

As a Tech Nerd:

  • Co-created 2 mobile apps showcasing advanced image classification and the power of crowd sourced computation.
  • Design, build, and maintain multiple websites.
  • Build large flying robots

For Fun:

  • I make autonomous machines that roam my neighborhood. (not a joke, I actually do this)
  • I track coyotes using machine vision and crowd sourced doorbell cameras. I then deep fake my dog into the videos and upload them to my neighborhood facebook page.(not a joke, I actually do this)
  • Oh and I’m a Veteran

[LinkedIn]

 

Brian Thomas

 
Brian E. Thomas

Brian E. Thomas

Chief Information Officer
Healthcare, Fortune 500
Kansas City, USA

Brian’s Interview!

Brian Thomas has served in several senior leadership roles, including Chief Information Officer, Deputy CIO, and Healthcare Executive in the Fortune 500, Healthcare and public sector spaces. He is known for delivering innovative and user-friendly solutions to the business partners and customers he serves.

Prior to his executive roles, he gained experience in and recognition for dependable performance improvement, leadership, program management and solution innovations. Brian has 20 years experience in technology and healthcare. He has been featured in several publications including the Harvard Business Review, and was recently named one of the Top 100 Chief Information Technology Officers by Richtopia.  He is a regular contributor to CIO Online, the greater IDG organization, and Technative digital publications. He is also a Founding Fellow for the American College of Healthcare Trustees. Brian also served in the United States Marine Corps assigned to the decorated 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment.

Brian holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of Phoenix and an MBA from Baker University. Additionally, he has obtained the following certificates:

  • Organizational Leadership – University of Virginia
  • Artificial Intelligence – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Digital Transformation – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)