JORGEN PEDERSEN is the founder, President, and CEO of RE2, Inc. He has been a contributor and leader in the unmanned systems community for 20 years, serving as Chairman of the Robotics Division of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), a member of NDIA’s Board of Trustees, and a member of the Board of Directors for the National Advanced Mobility Consortium. Mr. Pedersen also previously worked at Carnegie Mellon’s National Robotics Engineering Center and is a 2016 recipient of the Carnegie Science Start-up Entrepreneur of the Year award. He holds a B.S. in electrical and computer engineering and an M.S. in robotics from Carnegie Mellon University.