All Team

Anthony Loperfido

Anthony Loperfido

Director of Operations for Airborne Response

Experienced Police Sergeant with a demonstrated history of working in the government administration industry. Skilled instructor in areas of Homeland Security, Public Speaking, UAS Operations, FAA Part 107 and Purchasing/Contract Processes.

Dan Erdberg

Dan Erdberg

Chairman and CEO

Mr. Erdberg has over 20 years of experience as a C- Level technology executive, having led recent NASDAQ listings in the Drone, 5G, and SatCom sectors where he led organizations in executive capacities including as CEO, President and COO. As Chairman and CEO of Safe Pro Group Inc., he has assembled the Company, led strategy, built a highly experienced team of leaders and advisors, spear headed the acquisition and development of the Company’s multiple operating units and successfully raised over $50 million in initial growth capital. Throughout his career, Mr. Erdberg has been involved in the operation of companies involved in various sectors of technology including software development, telecommunications, wireless networking, and unmanned aerial systems. As the founder and leader of multiple public and private enterprises, he has built organizations from inception that included experience with an array of technologies and has successfully conducted business with government, military, and commercial entities.

Pravin Borkar

Pravin Borkar

CTO and Director (Founder & President, Safe-Pro USA)

Mr. Bokar has over 30 years’ experience in the design, engineering and manufacturing of bullet and blast resistant personal protection equipment for the U.S. DoD. Pravin has been responsible for the development and manufacture of body armor plates for military personnel as well as ballistic protection armor systems for Blackhawk, Chinook and CH-53 transport helicopters for the U.S. Army, Marines and Air Force. Mr. Bokar was the recipient of several awards and commendations. At Safe Pro USA, he has been responsible for the development of over 50 different bullet and blast resistant products. Mr. Borkar holds a Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering and a Master of Science in Composites and Plastics Engineering from the University of Massachusetts.

Christopher Todd

Christopher Todd

President (Founder, Airborne Response)

Mr. Todd is a seasoned business executive with over 30 years of experience advising Fortune 500 companies, major sporting leagues, and start-up businesses on emerging technologies and related marketing strategies. He is an innovator, entrepreneur, and technologist, and he has been quoted in major media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Financial Times, and Entrepreneur. He oversees corporate strategy, strategic partnerships, and business operations for Airborne Response and has led the company from its inception through its acquisition by Safe Pro Group, Inc.

Jasper Baur

Jasper Baur

Lead Scientist (Co-Founder, Safe Pro AI)

Jasper Baur is the Co-founder and Lead Scientist of Safe Pro AI and President of the non-profit organization Demining Research Community. He is also a doctoral candidate at Columbia University studying remote sensing applied to explosive hazard mitigation ranging from detecting small anti-personnel landmines to monitoring Alaskan volcanoes. He has received numerous awards for his work in landmine detection including being the first undergraduate to receive the American Geophysical Union’s David Miller Young Scientist scholarship in 2018, recipient of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship in 2019, and the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program in 2020. He is an FAA 107 certified UAS remote pilot and has months of fieldwork experience in remote environments.

Gabriel Steinberg

Gabriel Steinberg

Lead Software & AI Engineer (Co-Founder, Safe Pro AI)

Gabriel Steinberg is the Co-founder, Lead Software and AI Engineer at Safe Pro AI and also Co-Founder and Vice-President of the non-profit organization Demining Research Community. His main research interest is in computer vision with the goal of detecting scatterable landmines and UXO in post-conflict nations. He has published and presented his research at several remote sensing and humanitarian mine action journals and conferences. He has worked in state-of-the-art AI research teams in premier universities focusing on data science and machine learning applications in bioinformatics, passive bioacoustic monitoring, and large-scale software agent simulations.

Jonathan Leinwand, Esq.

Jonathan Leinwand, Esq.

General Counsel & Secretary

Mr. Leinwand has over 25 years of legal experience in Securities, Banking and Corporate law specializing in SEC reporting, Public Company Governance, Compliance and advising public and private companies. Mr. Leinwand earned his law degree (juris doctor) from the University of Miami School of Law in 1995. Mr. Leinwand first worked for Andrew Hall & Associates in Miami practicing in the area of complex commercial litigation. In 1996 he began his own practice concentrating on private placements, reporting under Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and acted as outside counsel on behalf of public companies traded on OTC Bulletin Board, OTC Markets, NASDAQ and American Stock Exchange as well as other corporate consulting work. Mr. Leinwand acts as “in-house” counsel for publicly traded companies handling corporate and securities issues, managing outside counsel, and advising on capital markets and fund raising. He is admitted to practice law in Florida and the Southern District of Florida.

Reginald Brown

Reginald Brown

Director of Worldwide Sales

For more than 40 years, Mr. Brown has been a visionary and customer-centric executive leader with a proven ability to be inspirational and transformational for various major corporate and public sector operations while serving in C-Level capacities. Mr. Brown’s experience includes serving in high-level executive sales, marketing, and management roles across the public sector including serving as Special Assistant to the Secretary of Defense in the Pentagon. He is highly valued for his expertise in interpreting organizational vision and strategy, translating objectives into actionable plans, providing decisive leadership to multi-functional staff and has served as a member of multiple corporate boards.

Thomas Bass

Thomas Bass

Controller

Over 15 years of accounting experience working across several different industries including entertainment, real estate, healthcare, and transportation. Mr. Bass has extensive knowledge in the administration of accounting systems and policies for start-up companies. He started his career in the financial services industry holding several sales and compliance related positions with regional investment banking firms.

Freddy Lee Polk

Freddy Lee Polk

Director of Operations, Ukraine

As an Officer in the US Army for sixteen years, he has served as an infantry company commander, assistant professor USMA (West Point), and a joint staff officer for policy, strategy, and planning. His research studies and reports have been published by the US Army, The United Nations and the SDC and he has given expert testimony, presentations, and lectures at multiple domestic and international events on topics including responding to humanitarian emergencies and disaster response. Mr. Polk is currently the President Emeritus and CEO of Iron Tree Research, Inc., a research firm he founded dedicated to helping clients analyze complex operations and business operating environments where he designed simulations and analytic tools to facilitate planning and decision-making. Earlier, Mr. Polk led multiple missions in natural disasters and conflict-driven crises including Afghanistan, Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami, Sudan and Haiti as a Senior humanitarian Advisor for the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) & UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA).

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Safe Pro Group has strategically acquired and assembled three business units focused on protecting those who protect us all. Our strategic emphasis is on the development of a cloud-based ecosystem for analyzing drone imagery utilizing proprietary artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, deep learning, and applied computer vision software for hyper scalable processing, analysis, and reporting. Our core capabilities include artificial intelligence/machine learning, mission critical drone services and the manufacturer of ballistic protective products. Safe Pro is led by a team of executives and subject matter experts drawn from the government and commercial sectors dedicated to assembling unique safety and security technologies for governments, enterprises, and NGOs, enabling them to respond to evolving threats.

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