Brian Wynne is the President and CEO of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), the largest association representing the unmanned systems and robotics industries. Brian assumed his position on January 12, 2015 having previously led the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), a post he held since April 2004. The EDTA promotes battery, hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and fuel cell electric vehicles and infrastructure.
The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International is the world's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of unmanned systems. AUVSI represents more than 7,500 members from over 60 allied countries and 2,700 organizations involved in the fields of government, industry and academia.
Mr. Wynne brings in-depth experience in transportation and technology applications gained in leadership roles with trade associations and public-private partnerships. He has previously served as Senior Vice President for business and trade at the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITSA). Prior to that role, he led a global technology association as CEO of Association for Automatic Identification and Mobility (AIM). Mr. Wynne started his career as a legislative assistant to U.S. Senator Charles Percy and has served on several not-for-profit boards.
He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Scranton, a master’s degree from the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, and was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Cologne in Germany.
Mr. Wynne is an instrument-rated pilot who flies a Socata Trinidad.