Harrison Wolf

Project Lead, Drones and Tomorrow’s Airspace, World Economic Forum

Harrison Wolf is a Leader in the field of Unmanned Autonomy with global expertise in Safety & Risk Mitigation Strategies teaching at the University of Southern California. Before joining the Forum, Harrison founded Wolf UAS LLC, a UAS consulting company specializing in developing and maintaining industry leading and regulatory compliant unmanned aircraft programs for enterprise organizations. He is the lead-author of research papers on UAS Integration Regulation Frameworks, International Trafficking in Arms Regulation Reform and Safety Management Systems for Aerospace, and The Economics of Commercial Space Flight and UAVs. Harrison also published in the UK, the first safety textbook for drones entitled, Drones: Safety Risk Management for the Next Evolution of Flight as well as being a contributing author in other safety related drone textbooks. He was the technical chair for ASTMs Best Practice Standard for Operational Risk Assessment for sUAS Operations used for meeting FAAs standards for Beyond Visual Line of Sight Waiver Applications.

Harrison was named to the drone industry's Top 40 experts in Safety Risk Management from AUVSI in 2018. Harrison is the lead author of the Drones and Tomorrow's Airspace, Advanced Drone Operations Toolkit; a framework for governments to establish internationally leading drone operations. In his role as a teacher and trainer he has helped set up over 50 programs from throughout the world in law enforcement, energy generation and distribution, academia, civil society, humanitarian access, disaster response, resource management, and other fields.