Mr. Benjamin Marcus is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Partner at UP.Partners. He Co-Founded and served as Chairman at AirMap. Ben Marcus is co-founder and Managing Partner of UP.Partners, the early-stage investor partnering with entrepreneurs building businesses enabling the future of multi-dimensional mobility. Prior to UP.Partners, Ben co-founded AirMap, the world's leading airspace management platform. AirMap leads the industry in delivering technology solutions globally for Unmanned Aircraft Traffic Management (UTM) to enable advanced aerial mobility operations at scale. AirMap was acquired in November 2021. Additionally, with his UP.Partners co-founder and decades-long best friend Cyrus Sigari, the two co-founded jetAVIVA, the world's leading broker of business jets. Ben is an FAA-certified Airline Transport Pilot and Flight Instructor with more than 4,500 hours of flight experience in more than 100 types of airplanes, seaplanes, gliders, and helicopters. Ben also serves on the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Aeronautics Research and Technology Roundtable. He is a graduate of Purdue University's School of Aeronautics.
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