George Mathew is the CEO of Kespry, a developer of automated drone systems with a focus on making it easy to capture, process, use and share high resolution information from the field.
The meeting, which lasted more than three hours including breakout sessions, is part of Trump's effort to tap industry experts on how to boost U.S. competitiveness in various fields and create jobs.
Thursday’s meeting, organized by Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios, also touched on the state of commercial drone technology and a road map for the future of commercial drones.
U.S President Donald Trump holds a drone as George Mathew, CEO and Chairman of Kespry, explains how it works during the American Leadership in Emerging Technology Event in the East Room of the White House.
Another drone industry executive, Kespry CEO and Chairman George Mathew said, "Drones and a faster internet are the technologies that can really help a blue collar work force today."