Mr. Granich is the founder of Advanced Airspace Management. His interest in unmanned systems goes back to the late 1960's operating RC aircraft. In 1990, he attended the Navy’s Senior Enlisted Academy at the Naval War College in New Port, Rhode Island. During his 22 years of Naval service, he obtained the rank of Senior Chief Petty Officer, completing all the requirements in the advanced electronics field. He departed the Navy as a Senior Combat System Instructor and Engineer, serving on several combat ships supporting various operations around the world. He was assigned a range Coordinator and Fleet Training Group supporting advanced live firing at the Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTCR). Upon leaving the Navy, he entered the private industry where he was contracted to support The Naval Seas Systems Command as a Senior Analyst supporting and designing advanced ship combat training systems. He has continued work on the UAV Predator Program integrating payload imaging sensors, and he has various credentials in emergency management and disaster recovery.
Dr. Anthony Choi
Dr. Choi received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering with Computer Science Option from George Washington University in 1991, a M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from University of Florida, Gainesville, FL in 1995 and 2002, respectively. He is presently an Associate Professor and Director of Machine Intelligence and Robotics Laboratory in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Mercer University, Macon, GA. During the summer of 2008, he was awarded an ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowship to work at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division on Mine Counter Measures using Unmanned Underwater Vehicles. He has been conducting projects from NASA and Office of Naval Research in unmanned and autonomous vehicles, data analytics, neural networks, smart devices, and artificial intelligence. His primary research interest is autonomous mobile robotics and artificial intelligence.
Mr. Cook serves as Chief Pilot for Advanced Airspace Management. He graduated from Georgia College and State University with an Masters of Business Administration in 2010. From 2010 to 2013, Tommy served as Program Developer and Director of GCSU's Digital Bridges, tasked with integrating technology into the every day lives of businesses and community members in the Middle Georgia area. In 2013 he opened Movable Parts, LLC, a technology repair and managed services company which was subsequently purchased. Mr. Cook is a graduate of the Georgia Economic Development Association and serves as Chairman of the Young Professionals of Milledgeville/Baldwin County.
Originally from Birmingham, Alabama, Mrs. Cook is a graduate of University of Denver and Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law. She is the recipient of the 2011 Laura Gardner Webster Client Counseling Award and served as the 2012 Advocacy Council Vice Chair of Client Counseling and Negotiations. She is also a member of the Aviation Law section of the State Bar of Georgia and has personal experience in both private aviation and Lighter-Than-Air operations. In addition to serving as General Counsel for Advanced Airspace Management, Emilie maintains a private law practice as of counsel with the law firm of Cansino, Petty & Stribling, LLP in downtown Milledgeville, Georgia.