Our Team

Nige Austin

Business Development Manager

Nige Austin is the Business Development Manager for the Ripper Academy. He has over a decade of experience building tech startups and management consulting in greenfield markets across a wide range of industries and sectors.

Nige is committed to driving transformation and mass-market adoption of next-generation technology solutions which deliver real-world ROI. He is a member of the Australian Certified UAV Operators Inc (ACUO) RPAS Aerial Application Sub-Committee which is working with State Environmental Protection Agencies (EPA) departments to develop the policy framework for drones in agriculture in Australia.

Nige has held management positions across Consulting, Strategy, Business Development, Sales & Marketing, Human Resources, Health & Safety, Finance, and Digital Marketing to name a few. He holds an MBA from the Australian Institute of Business, is currently furthering his studies in aviation and has a fascination for everything emerging in UAV.

Ready to join the future of drones?

Drones and drone technology are in an era of innovation. RipperCorp is the team leading that innovation from the front. You can view our courses and their upcoming dates or request a callback to engage us for drone operations.