Prior to Leading AerialOne, Mr. Rocque was CEO of Drone Dynamics, an early stage company in providing professional UAS Aerial Technology solutions gathering services, with lineage going back to 2013. Previously, Mr. Rocque was the CEO of NTE LLC for over a decade, an On-Premise and Cloud Based multi-tenant ERP and B2B Collaboration solution, for the Fortune 500 and SMB market, specifically marketing and selling through a consultative sales model. Through Mr. Rocque’s leadership, NTE broadened from a single feature set, to a full collaborative SCM suite, with clients in many industries. Mr. Rocque lead NTE from 2004 to 2015. In prior years, NTE had over $95mm invested in the company by such companies as Fedex, AT&T, Michael Dell, MSD Ventures, and other VC’s
Mr. Rocque had been a leader at Rocfam Enterprises, LP, in the role of VP Business Development. Rocfam Enterprises was founded as a closely held venture capital firm. Mr. Rocque’s responsibility at Rocfam involved sourcing/negotiating acquisitions, management of current portfolio, fund raising, and divestiture. Prior to Rocfam, Mr. Rocque, as principle, lead a number of startups and turnaround situations within corporate venture groups at HAVI Group LP and Frito-Lay, primarily focused within the supply chain. While at HAVI, he lead many functional groups including management of dedicated and truckload fleets, purchasing/procurement, distribution center management and joint ventures with McDonald’s as the primary customer, generating over $2.0 Billion in annual revenue, at the time.
Mr. Rocque earned his MBA w/Honors Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX and Bachelors Degree from Bradley University, Peoria, IL