AirMap Sets CTO

Santa Monica-based AirMap, which is developing drone mapping and airspace management services for the unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) market, has named Daniel Rubio as the company's Chief Technology Officer. Rubio was most recently CTO of HERE, a mapping company focused on self driving cars. The company said that prior to that, Rubio led development Motorola Droid at Motorola/Google and served at Nokia, working on its Android efforts. He also served at NEC Technologies, among other positions. AirMap's geofencing data service is used to keep drones out of restricted or sensitive airspace.