OUR TEAM

Founded in 2007, ForeFlight is devoted to giving pilots the best possible mobile flight planning tools.

Co-Founder / CEO

Tyson Weihs

Tyson is a software entrepreneur and private pilot. His first venture was Atension, a dorm-room startup that was acquired by a public company in 1999. He then directed software engineering at BenefitFocus, where flying was part of the corporate DNA.

Prior to ForeFlight, Tyson was a venture partner with SMH Private Equity Group. Tyson holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Business Administration from Trinity University and an MBA from Rice University.

President

Tim Schuetze

Tim is a software company executive who loves to fly planes on the side. He is instrument rated and enjoys cross country flying to family events.

After a B. S. in Computer Science from Texas A&M and some early engineering roles, Tim took on product, services, and support leadership roles for companies like IBM and CA Technologies prior to joining ForeFlight.

Co-Founder / CTO

Jason Miller

Jason is a software engineer by training and a private pilot by fascination. He has earned his IFR rating and complex/high performance/high altitude endorsements, and flies a Cirrus SR22 and TBM 900.

Prior to ForeFlight, Jason was Director of Technology at INCOGEN, a bioinformatics company. Jason holds a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Clemson University.

COO / EVP Engineering

Adam Houghton

Adam started his first company at age 5, making custom greeting cards on an Apple IIc. Since then, he's built software for Wyndham Hotels, Radio City Music Hall, and the Texas State Prison System.

Prior to ForeFlight, Adam was a founding member of the Advanced Computing Lab at SAS Institute. Adam holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Trinity University.

EVP Sales & Marketing

Stephen Newman

Stephen brings more than 20 years experience in business strategy, marketing, sales, digital product development and content production.

Prior to landing at ForeFlight, Stephen was co-founder/CEO of Mouth Watering Media, a member of the SMT at New York Times Digital, and a producer at CNN. Stephen holds a B.A. from Tufts University and an MBA from Columbia University.

EVP International Operations

Kim Lantz

Kim is an experienced C-level executive & entrepreneur in software. In 2012, he founded AviationCloud that was acquired by ForeFlight in 2016.

After a M.Sc. in Computer Science & Mathematics from SDU, and early Engineering roles in GIS & Mapping, he built a career in the Danish Energy Production & Distribution Industry. Prior to landing at ForeFlight, Kim was CEO & President of a European Aviation Software provider.

VP | Engineering - Applications

David Mitchell

David is a seasoned technology leader who has been building software development teams for the past 15 year. His experience includes writing GIS databases, fleet management web applications, embedded GPS devices, web APIs, and EFB mobile applications.

Prior to joining ForeFlight, David led the US engineering teams at Telogis. He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Computer Science from University of Canterbury, as well as a Commercial Pilot certificate.

VP | Flight Planning Engineering

Henrik Hansen

Henrik has been building flight planning software for more than a decade. In 2012 he co-founded AviationCloud which was acquired by ForeFlight in 2016. He likes building products that efficiently and intuitively solves challenging problems and makes flight planning faster and easier for everyone.

Prior to ForeFlight, Henrik led the engineering team at a European Aviation Software Company. He holds a M.Sc in Software Engineering from the University of Southern Denmark.

VP | Engineering - Cloud & Security

Nick Downing

Nick fell in love with software development writing Pascal in a required high school class. Since then, he's written Linux device drives, worked on Space Shuttle CPU emulators, and spent the last decade building scalable web services in AWS using Java, Python, and Ruby.

Prior to joining ForeFlight, Nick worked at Bazaarvoice and started his career as a NASA contractor at Johnson Space Center. He holds a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Texas A&M University.

VP | Customer Support & Success

Robin Stotz

Robin soloed at 16 in a Grob-103 sailplane. His recent flying experience includes Helicopter Air Ambulance operations in South Texas, commanding U.S. Customs & Border Protection's MQ-9 "drones", & performing all-weather operations as an MH-65 Dolphin instructor pilot & flight examiner for the U.S. Coast Guard.

Prior to joining ForeFlight in 2016, Robin specialized in planning & executing complex SAR, counter-drug, & illegal migration detection & interdiction operations in support of Department of Homeland Security missions.

VP | Product Design

Ryan McBride

Ryan is a design leader and pilot with over a decade of experience building highly effective teams that solve complex problems through user centered design. He is passionate about building tools that make aviation safer, more cost-effective, and more enjoyable.

Ryan received his Private Pilot license from The University of North Dakota. He also holds a B.S. in Media & Communication Technology from Michigan State University.

Join Our Team

We believe in our employees, and we empower them to make a direct impact on our products and messaging. Because we understand what our staff need, we have a low turn-around rate, our employees become brand ambassadors, and we are recognized as a premier leader in the aviation industry. Come fly with ForeFlight!

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