Jake is originally from Columbia, MO. He attended the University of Central Florida, earning a Bachelor’s degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering. After watching rockets launch from Cape Canaveral, Jake was inspired to work in the Aerospace industry. Before joining Shield AI, he spent 4 years as an Electrical Engineer at Lockheed Martin designing avionics for the AH-64 Apache helicopter, and 2 years at Harris designing avionics for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. He’s a self-described aircraft nut! In his free time, Jake enjoys kayaking and flying RC airplanes.