Michael Giacco is Director of Technology at AI Engineers, Inc. (AIE) and has over 18 years of experience in the AEC industry with the past 6 years focused on technology implementation. He is an FAA Part 107 Licensed Remote Pilot-in-Command and leads AIE’s UAS Program as well as all other company technology initiatives. Mr. Giacco has performed numerous UAS operations involving signature bridge structure inspection, construction documentation, emergency response, and survey/mapping. Most recently, his Team brought artificial intelligence to the Firm to assist with asset inspection and evaluation through partnering with Aren, Inc., keeping AIE on the cutting-edge of UAS capabilities. In addition, Mr. Giacco has vast knowledge of navigating FAA requirements and regularly advises regional DOTs and other agencies on UAS policies and procedures.