Nicholas Horbaczewski : Innovating technology to create… AFWERX Fusion 202000:00

John Flynn, Colonel, U.S. Air Force Reserve | Vice President of Administration, MGM Resorts International, hosts a fireside chat with Nicholas Horbaczewski, CEO of Drone Racing League, on the topic of Innovating Technology to create the sport of the future.

Nicholas Horbaczewski is the CEO & Founder of the Drone Racing League (DRL), the world’s premier, professional drone racing property. Before founding DRL in 2015, Nicholas served as the Chief Revenue Officer of Tough Mudder—which was the largest mass participation running event series in the world—that Nicholas grew to over 60 global events and $100mm in revenue during his time there. Internationally recognized for building The Sport of The Future, Nicholas has been named one of Entrepreneur Magazine’s 50 Most Innovative Entrepreneurs, selected to Crain’s 40 Under 40 list, credited by Fast Company for founding one of the Most Innovative Companies in the world, and awarded by Cynopsis Sports Media for creating the 2018 League of the Year for a Breakthrough Sport.

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AFWERX is the Air Force’s team of innovators who encourage and facilitate connections across industry, academia, and military to create transformative opportunities and foster a culture of innovation. Our mission is to solve problems and enhance the effectiveness of the service by enabling thoughtful, deliberate, ground-up innovation.

We do this with an approach that combines startup urgency with the largest pool of motivated talent in the world to uncover opportunities to improve Air Force capabilities, connect and engage the right stakeholders, and facilitate outcomes. AFWERX was established in 2017 by the Secretary of the Air Force and reports to the Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force.

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