Our People

DronesForHire at Airshow 2017
Drones For Hire speaking and exhibiting at the 2019 Avalon International Air Show which attracted over 170,0000 visitors. Welcome to the DFH team page. A bit about us and what we like to do: Between us we have won a sourdough competition, completed 6 university degrees 2 Masters degrees and 2 PhDs, worked at Google head office London, worked for the Australian Defence Force, developed and sold a #1 industry platform in the sports sector, founded a business in the BRW (Fin. review) fastest 50, and held a world record in rowing.
Nick Smith

Nick Director

Nick is a techpreneur and owner of multiple start-ups. He has appeared various times in major nationwide business and news publications and has a degree in Business Marketing.

Ron Guan

Ron Technical Director

Ron is a techpreneur and holds a Masters in IT and a PHD in Multimedia. He owns and manages multiple tech startups.


Tatiana General Manager

Tat's strong leadership including the ability to guide cultural change and drive excellence has allowed her to be a very effective GM for the team at DFH. Tat has a Bach. Business – Management and Marketing Major, is a seasoned aerial photographer and in her spare time has a particular passion for equine management.


Will Business Intelligence (BI) analyst and UX Design

Extensive experience working in small business analysis and start-up valuation. An unyielding eye for detail and a creative mind for optimal technical design. Will brings a well-developed customer-centric approach to problem solving.


Renee Content Producer & Creative Lead

Renee leads our content creation team and is undertaking an Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical engineering degree. Renee is very up to date with aviation news and is primarily interested in the growth of unmanned aviation and the development of UTM.


Jono Advisor

Jono spent over 10 years in Google’s AdWords advertising teams. Supporting client’s online growth in both the UK and APAC markets. He brings significant knowledge and direction to our online strategy.


Jeff Advisor

Jeff is a director of multiple successful companies and helps us to test our assumptions on a regular basis and provides valuable objective advice.


Sophie Team leader

With a Bachelor of Design Computing, Sophie is our head of creative strategy and customer experience. Sophie is an enthusiastic and invaluable member of the team.


Max Account Manager

Max is an outstanding customer service officer and is responsible for optimising and managing customer accounts on an ongoing basis.


Leo Operations Manager

With a Bachelor of Engineering Honours in Commerce, background in financial management at CBA, Leo brings sound financial skills and best-practise operations management methods to DFH.