Lawrence is a technology entrepreneur with a unique combination of government and corporate experience, helping build some of the world’s most ambitious and successful startups. Most recently, he led US business development for Zipline, which uses drones to provide on-demand delivery of essential healthcare products, and recently launched in North Carolina. Prior to Zipline, he was a founding executive at SpaceX and advisor to Tesla.
His government experience includes the White House Office of Business Liaison, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the U.S. House of Representatives.
Lawrence received his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with honors from Georgetown University.
He is a three-time Ironman triathlete who is passionate about the importance of health and wellness, and founded the Merlin Mobility Foundation and nonprofit Eat REAL.