Gretchen is a Co-Executive Director of the Commercial Drone Alliance and is widely recognized as a pioneer in the commercial drone market and other emerging technologies. Gretchen is also a founding member of the Women of Commercial Drones organization, which is dedicated to supporting women interested in careers in drones and technology and fostering younger generations of women and girls to become active in STEM. Gretchen West serves as Senior Advisor at Hogan Lovells and is a member of the firm’s Global Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Group in Silicon Valley. Gretchen is also a leading policy advocate in the firm’s Government Regulatory practice group, with a focus on drone technology, automated driving and other innovative technologies.
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