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Dr. Joe Polastre

Dr. Joe Polastre

Project Executive, Airbus UTM

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Dr. Joe Polastre is the Project Executive of UTM at Acubed. He leads product strategy and roadmap for Airbus UTM, the group developing unmanned traffic management services that will allow new aircraft to safely enter and share the skies of our future. Prior to Airbus, he was a Presidential Innovation Fellow at The White House and went on to co-found 18F, the U.S. government's digital innovation team. Joe was also product lead at Medium and founded Sentilla, an analytics startup acquired by Ericsson. Joe holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley where he developed Internet of Things networking standards. In his free time, Joe is an instrument-rated private pilot and an avid sailor.