Jeff Cozart

Chief Executive Officer

Jeff Cozart is the chief executive officer of Juniper Unmanned, whose mission is the effective, safe, and compliant use of commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Jeff has worked closely with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to conduct legal and responsible UAS operations for both government and commercial organizations. He is a member of the Aviation and Aerospace Science faculty at Metropolitan State University of Denver, where he teaches undergraduate courses in unmanned aircraft. In addition, Jeff teaches graduate level courses in UAS at the University of Colorado Denver campus. Jeff is also a board member of UAS Colorado and a founder of the Rocky Mountain UAS Professionals Meetup group. A Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) graduate from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver, Jeff is dedicated to ethical business and responsible growth of the UAS industry in Colorado.

Dave White

Chief Technology Officer

Dave White is the chief technology officer of Juniper Unmanned. In this role, Dave leads Juniper’s development of solutions. His extensive organizational skills, business acumen and technical background provide a solid foundation in helping clients implement, operate and manage commercial UAS programs. Dave holds a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines, where he serves as research faculty for the UAS Solutions Team.

Tim Roorda

Chief Practice Officer

Tim Roorda is responsible for flight standards and leading such that all operations are conducted safely, effectively, and in compliance with the regulations. Tim is a former U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornet fighter pilot with more than 2,000 flight hours. After retiring from the Navy in 2009, he served a four year appointment with the US State Department as an expeditionary diplomat with the Conflict and Stabilization Operations Bureau. This gives him strong working knowledge of operating in international and cross-cultural settings.