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Wisk appoints Dan Dalton as VP of global partnerships

The Boeing-Kitty Hawk joint venture Wisk — developer of the self-flying Cora eVTOL air taxi — has appointed Dan Dalton as vice president of global partnerships and a member of the company’s executive leadership team.

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Dan Dalton, Wisk VP of global partnerships. Wisk Photo

According to a press release, Dalton will lead Wisk’s global regulatory initiatives and business partnerships, working with regulators, policy makers, and industry partners to further the company’s go-to-market strategy.

“Regulatory policy and key partnerships are critical factors for success in the UAM market,” stated Wisk CEO Gary Gysin. “Dan’s extensive experience, strong network and personal drive will have a huge impact for Wisk as we press forward with our mission to make safe, everyday flight a reality.”

Wisk Cora eVTOL
Wisk’s two-seat Cora eVTOL has completed over 1,000 test flights, and is involved in an Airspace Integration Trials Program with the government of New Zealand. Wisk Photo

Prior to joining Wisk, Dalton served as executive vice president of strategic partnerships at Airspace Systems, Inc. and as a visiting scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He has also held a variety of engineering and leadership roles at General Atomics Aeronautical Systems and the U.S. Department of Energy.

“It is incredibly exciting to join a company that is on the forefront of urban air mobility.” Dalton stated. “Wisk is shaping the future of daily commutes and urban travel and we’re doing it in a way that is safe, accessible and responsible. I am truly impressed with the Wisk team and I look forward to furthering our progress.”

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