Full Name
Paul Schneider
Job Title
Economic Development Engineer
Company
Georgia Power
Speaker Bio
Paul Schneider joined the Georgia Power Community & Economic Development engineering team in 2016. A certified drone pilot, Paul has been instrumental in upgrading the team's drone technology initiatives, improving visualization of sites and topography throughout the state. Paul's work also includes locating potential building & sites, helping prospects envision how a building would fit there, coordinating with partners to check water, power, and sewer information, and building 3D models to translate data into the customer's vision.

Prior to his current role, he served as a senior transmission specialist for nine years. He was also the Southern Company Prize team leader for the winning idea, “UAV for inspection and Patrol” which help kick start the UAS program at Southern Company. Paul is a graduate of Penn State with a Bachelor of Science in geography with a focus in GIS.
Paul Schneider