Terry Kilby is a proven thought leader in the UAS industry and co-founder of Elevated Element, an aerial imaging and visualization company. As a lifelong technologist and pioneer in small, unmanned aerial vehicles, Terry has been designing, building and flying drones since the onset of the civilian drone boom. Elevated Element’s aircraft designs and imagery have been featured in numerous national and international media outlets including National Geographic, CBS Sunday Morning, NPR and many others. Terry also informs the public about UAV technology through many speaking engagements, maker camp instruction and authoring books on the topic. Currently, his company, Elevated Element, specializes in a ground-breaking service they call augmented aerial imaging where 3D modeling is developed, and combined with traditional aerial imagery to produce extremely realistic, yet memorable visualizations for the AEC, archaeology and film industries.
Founder / President