Romeo España has over five years of experience in systems integration, advanced electronics repair and design, hardware development, unmanned robotics, remote telemetry systems, and remote systems training. Romeo launched the Hardware Lab at Dialexa in 2013, and continues to be a key stakeholder in the running of this facility.
Prior to joining Dialexa, Romeo was an independent Engineering Consultant helping develop Industrial Monitoring and Control Systems for the petroleum industry, and providing industrial prototyping services for a variety of local companies. He also focused on the development, construction, and deployment of a low cost unmanned aerial vehicle platforms for civilian applications.
Romeo is the cofounder of North Texas Drone Users Group and leader in the National Drone Users (Group) movement. A vocal advocate for Civilian Drone use he has been featured frequently in local media and was a 2014 TEDx UTA Speaker. Romeo’s aerial video work has been featured in several movies and TV shows. When not changing the world though drones, Romeo is an active volunteer at the Dallas Makerspace, teaching people about 3D printing, hacking, electronics and generally making the world a better place for future mad scientists.
Romeo is a US Navy Veteran, was a NASA Aerospace Scholar Alumni, and a Y Combinator alum where he worked on an agricultural drone startup.
To see Romeo being interviewed at Dialexa by NBC DFW on the future use of drones click here: http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/tech/North-Texas-Developer-Sees-Future-For-Drones-234179021.html