Romeo Durscher is Director of Education at DJI, the world’s leading maker of unmanned aerial vehicles. Born and raised in Switzerland, Romeo came to DJI after 13 years of working at NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory where he did project management, education and public outreach, including social media. He’s an industry expert advising and educating first responders, humanitarian organizations, industries, governments and individuals on the beneficial use, incorporation and safe integration of DJI hardware and software to their missions.
The past 24 months Romeo has worked on various first responder and humanitarian projects to gain insight into the needs and challenges of fire fighters, search and rescue personnel, and humanitarian organizations. Romeo has actively participated in training, as well as real-life, search and rescue scenarios, has used drones during live fire training exercises, has observed first responder processes, and has worked with humanitarian organizations on collecting pre and post-disaster data by means of drone.