Sebastian Babiarz

Head of Airspace Innovation, Europe, DroneUp

Speaker Bio

Sebastian Babiarz is Head of Airspace Innovation for Europe at DroneUp. DroneUp makes drone delivery services suitable for everyone; our mission is to be the industry's most open and flexible flight delivery services partner — an integrated platform that makes drones the most simple, efficient way for businesses to reach their communities.

Sebastian advises and collaborates with Global and European regulators and standards organizations as they work to build regional regulatory frameworks to enable safe and scalable drone operations. 

Before DroneUp, Sebastian was the COO of DroneHub, a drone-in-the-box company that builds automated hangars for autonomous drones.

Between 2017 and 2020, he was Head of Strategic Business Development at AirMap, successfully creating AirMap business across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).

Prior to DroneHub and AirMap, Sebastian held various positions in mobile networks for Nokia, Siemens, Ericsson, and Alcatel-Lucent for more than ten years. During this time, he focused on driving drone innovation within the mobile telecom industry and its role in a connected society and within the Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. 

Sebastian is the co-founder and Executive Board Member of the Global Uncrewed Traffic Management Association (GUTMA).