Bruce Seibert, Cofounder, Business Development Manager

Bruce Seibert is a military veteran who was trained as an aircraft repairman and served on Active Duty with the U.S. Army from 1968-71, with duty stations at the Presidio of San Francisco; the Republic of Vietnam; and the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York. While in Vietnam, he served as an aircraft crew chief on a Dehavilland U-6A “Beaver” before assuming maintenance responsibility for a Grumman OV-1B “Mohawk” surveillance aircraft. That experience provided him the insight to recognize the opportunities made possible by the Pilatus PC-12 and its special missions sensor and communications technologies.

Mr. Seibert has over 30 years in general aviation as a pilot, small business manager, and experimental aircraft builder. He also previously worked as a product support program analyst for the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog) in General Electric’s Gas Turbine Engines Division in Lynn, MA. An amateur photographer, Mr. Seibert has taken aerial photographs from Maine to California and documented a coast-to-coast flight in a Cessna 182 in 1994. He worked for the Department of Homeland Security with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Manchester Airport, Manchester, NH, from 2002-2008.

Mr. Seibert conceived the original idea and vision for ASSIST-U.S.® and served initially as its CEO and President during the prestart-up phase. Currently serving as the company’s product manager, he is responsible for all product planning and execution activities, defining the product strategy and road map, and maintaining the expertise within the company regarding competitors and industry innovations in aircraft, optical/IR sensors and communications systems.