About Skyward

Our Mission Is to Guide a Connected World in the Sky

At Skyward, we are passionate about the power of drones to transform the way companies do business. We believe we've only just begun to see their potential. Our customers are multinational corporations, small engineering firms, and companies in every industry, and we are continually inspired by the work they do. We are committed to help them see clearly, act intelligently, and fly with confidence through software and consulting services designed to power safety, efficiency, and access to airspace.

How we put drones to work for our customers

We Are Operational Experts

We Are Operational Experts

Skyward leaders have led business units in highly regulated markets, at both startups and major corporations. This experience informs every aspect of our business from software and consulting to customer success and sales.

We Are Aviators

We Are Aviators

Our team has decades of combined commercial and military aviation experience. We are committed to helping drone pilots safely access the sky, and we advocate for sensible airspace regulations that encourage business innovation.

We Simplify Complexity

We Simplify Complexity

As a Verizon company, we understand the challenges of complex enterprises. We also know how to successfully scale a drone program across divisions, departments, and use cases in multiple jurisdictions.

The Industry Leaders We Work With


Mariah Scott Has Been Appointed to the FAA’s Drone Advisory Committee

The FAA formed the Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) in 2016 to advise on the strategic integration of drones into the national airspace. The DAC comprises 35 leaders in the drone industry, traditional aviation, and research. Mariah will join peers from organizations including Amazon, Alphabet, CNN, DJI, Lockheed Martin, and UPS. Secretary Chao has appointed PrecisionHawk CEO Michael Chasen to chair the committee for the next two years.

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Skyward, A Verizon Company

Same expertise, bigger resources

In April 2017, Verizon acquired Skyward. This has allowed us to scale up our product development and test UAV connectivity on the nation’s largest, most reliable 4G LTE network.

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Our Team


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Skyward Culture

We are experts in aviation, computer science, engineering, business development, or all of the above. Skyward is solving big problems and we value bold ideas and creative solutions! We’re dog-friendly, hard-working, independent, and collaborative. Skyward combines all the energy of a tight-knit startup with the enormous scope of Verizon.

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