Kairos Aerospace Names Ellen Pinschmidt to Board of Directors

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Strategic appointment to allow company to scale and broaden product and customer footprint

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – October 14, 2020 – Kairos Aerospace, Inc (Kairos), the leading provider of large-scale aerial monitoring of methane emissions, recently announced Ellen Pinschmidt has been appointed to the board of directors.

“Ellen has exemplified success in her 20-year career,” said Kairos Aerospace CEO and co-founder Steve Deiker. “Given her professional background in proprietary data and software, and her strong personal interest in environmental sciences, I am thrilled to have her join our board and I know we will leverage her expertise.”

Most recently, Pinschmidt served as Chief Operating Officer of Genscape, a leading provider of real-time data delivery and market intelligence to the commodities and energy markets, and Global Head of Innovation and Applied Science, Intellectual Property & Science Division at Thompson Reuters. Having spent most of her career in information sciences, both as a strategy professional and as an operator, Pinschmidt has significant experience in scaling operations, launching new data products and on developing robust commercial strategies to drive improved customer satisfaction and customer acquisition strategies.

“The leadership of the Kairos team is exceptional, and it is fantastic to be joining during this pivotal and promising stage of the company’s growth,” said Pinschmidt.  “Steve and his team have an excellent reputation and are true thought leaders in methane detection technology and analytics. As Kairos moves to the next level, I believe that I can help the organization scale and broaden its product and customer footprint.”

As a new member of the Kairos Aerospace board, Ellen will be assisting with a host of tangential products over the coming years as demand and technology provide new opportunities.

About Kairos Aerospace

Founded in 2014 by Steve Deiker and Brian Jones, Kairos Aerospace provides large-scale, aerial monitoring of methane emissions. Kairos Aerospace completed the first-ever basin-wide aerial survey for methane detection in its 2019 survey of the Permian Basin, and has since expanded to two surveys per year of the Permian and DJ Basin in Colorado. Kairos Aerospace’s mission is to improve operational excellence for the oil & gas industry with cost-effective, efficient methane reductions at scale. To learn more, visit kairosaerospace.com.