Biography

Lars Dyrud

Lars Dyrud

Lars is Founding President and CEO of OmniEarth, which was acquired by Eagleview, where he is now SVP for Machine Learning. Lars has a history of building diverse teams and delivering complex projects and is a public champion for the benefits of smallsats, hosted payloads and repurposing commercial/consumer technologies in aerospace. Lars has led several space-related missions and projects from design to in-orbit, as head of the Earth and Space Science Group at Draper Laboratory and previously as a senior scientist and Section Head at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab in the areas of space physics, GPS tomography, Novel Earth observation missions and mobile applications. He was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Oslo and received his Ph.D. from Boston University in super computing space physics.  He is currently focused on utilization of machine learning and artificial intelligence for interpreting aerial, drone and satellite data sets for enterprise, government and consumer applications.