Matt Koball has been involved with agriculture his whole life, growing up on an olive orchard until graduating high school and pursuing a degree and career in electronics.
His last position in this career field was working with the guidance system for the Titan IV Space Launch Vehicle. Who knew 25 years later he would be working with guidance and control systems of drone aircraft?
He has worked as a Farm Labor Contractor and a Field Buyer for olives and walnuts, and managed a food processing facility. He is the Co-founder of Dropcopter a startup company that provides supplemental pollination by drone aircraft. Presently he lives on an almond and olive orchard with his wife in Corning, CA.
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