Dedrone hires new chief people officer

Dedrone chief people officerSmart airspace security firm Dedrone has hired Sara Devitt as chief people officer.

In this role, Devitt will lead Dedrone’s global people strategy and continue its legacy of attracting, developing and retaining top, diverse talent to enable its current growth phase.

Devitt has more than 20 years’ experience, first at Harvard Business School Publishing and then at Emotive, Hinge, Industrious and HealthFirst. During her career, she has implemented complete onboarding processes, and built value and culture norms to enable productivity improvements.

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Devitt said: “I am both honored and excited to join Dedrone’s mission to build a more secure world by protecting people, property and information from drones. I look forward to leveraging my experience to continue building a global team comprised of top-tier talent and strengthening the team we already have in place. Together with the rest of the leadership team, I am ready to continue Dedrone’s tradition of excellence and leadership in airspace security.”

Aaditya Devarakonda, chief executive at of Dedrone, added: “The need for comprehensive airspace security is growing exponentially. Dedrone’s strong leadership in the industry and proven track record of deployments around the globe has allowed us to attract some of the brightest minds. Sara represents the very best within her area of expertise, and we are delighted and honored to have her on board to support our incredible growth trajectory and strategy to deliver best-in-class airspace security technologies around the world.”