Alpha Unmanned Systems (AUS), the Madrid-based manufacturer of helicopter UAVs, is
pleased to announce the incorporation of Joseph Menaker, co-founder and CEO of UAV
Factory (now known as EDGE Autonomy https://edgeautonomy.io/), to Alpha´s Advisory Board.
With over 30 years of high-tech industry experience, Joseph provides Alpha with deep managerial and industry knowledge. UAV Factory (EDGE Autonomy), the manufacturer of the Penguin fixed-wing UAV and of the Epsilon line of sensors, is a benchmark for small & mid-size UAV manufacturers worldwide.
With offices in Latvia and the US, UAV Factory was acquired in 2021 by AE Industrial Partners (https://www.aeroequity.com/).
Mr. Menaker has a Ph.D. in Econometrics and a master’s degree in Quantitative Economics.
On joining Alpha, Menaker states, “Alpha offers great helicopter UAV platforms that fill many commercial and military requirements. Their products are unique in their performance and operational capabilities. I hope I can help scale it up quickly and build additional distribution channels worldwide.”
Eric Freeman, CEO of Alpha Unmanned Systems, states, “Alpha is delighted to add Joseph to its ranks. Joseph has deep and broad UAV manufacturing and distribution experience and we look forward to learning lots from him and from his extensive network of contacts in the industry.
Joseph has excellent experience with the target markets of our new Alpha 900 and we are
confident that we can execute even better with his insight and support.”
Located in Madrid, Spain, Alpha Unmanned Systems S.L. is a world leader in the design and
manufacture of tactical UAV helicopters. Its fuel-powered drones currently fly in Asia, the Middle East and Europe and are used for maritime security, border control, advanced observation and surveillance. Founded in 2014, Alpha is a privately held 100% Spanish company.