Former DJI Enterprise Business employee, David Benowitz joins DroneAnalyst

Many of you will know David Benowitz as one of the driving forces behind DJI's Enterprise Business division here in the U.S. Last week, David left DJI to join DroneAnalyst. He brings a wealth of drone and knowledge to the in-depth analytical research that the is known for. DroneXL will work closely with the DroneAnalyst to share interesting findings and results about the rapidly developing drone industry here on our site.

DroneAnalyst welcomes David Benowitz to expand industry knowledge through leading drone market research

Founding Member of DJI's Enterprise Business to Bring Data-Based Intelligence to the Drone Industry

DroneAnalyst, an independent , content and advisory services firm, today welcomes David Benowitz as Head of Research, responsible for expanding its research product offerings with the mission of providing increased transparency to the state of the maturing commercial drone industry.

“My experience in helping establish and grow DJI's enterprise business since 2016 provided me with a unique vantage point into the drone industry,” Benowitz said. “I am excited for the opportunity to utilize this experience to support the broader industry as a whole, with the goal of seeing the full potential of this technology and ecosystem realized.”

Benowitz joins DroneAnalyst from a 4-year tenure at DJI, the world's leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, where he served as Associate Director of Marketing Communications. During his time at the company, Benowitz contributed as a founding member of , leading the development of its enterprise marketing and research programs, as well as , the company's annual commercial drone conference.

With Benowitz now at the helm of DroneAnalyst's research program, the industry can expect the launch of its 2020 Annual Market Survey in September, and the continued expansion of its research product and advisory services in the coming years.

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Since its founding in 2016, DroneAnalyst has always emphasized a realistic, fact-based approach to its research. DroneAnalyst will continue this focus, whether it be through its annual market sector report, advisory services or social media presence.

“With DroneAnalyst, we have always emphasized a realistic view of the industry and its potential,” said Colin Snow, DroneAnalyst Founder. “Through my work with David while he was at DJI and discussions since, I am happy to know the efforts and traditions of DroneAnalyst will continue.

While Snow has retired, he remains engaged with the DroneAnalyst team in an advisory capacity.

Benowitz is joined by DroneAnalyst CTO Layne Van Rhijn, who manages a diverse portfolio of tech and photography websites. Layne has also been extensively involved in the drone industry since 2010, working on custom projects for clients such as Defence Research & Development , Thompson Rivers University, Bayer Crop Science, JD Irving and others.

You can reach David Benowitz at or on Twitter @Dave_Beno.

To learn more about DroneAnalyst, or to subscribe to be notified when the 2020 Annual Market Survey is live, please visit


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Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Founder of, where he covers all drone-related news, DJI rumors and writes drone reviews, and, for all news related to electric vehicles. He is also a co-host of the PiXL Drone Show on YouTube and other podcast platforms. Haye can be reached at haye @ or @hayekesteloo.

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