Ravi Soneja is a Geospatial Services Technician and the Technical Lead for the Unmanned Airborne Lidar Program at Ayres Geospatial, based in Raleigh, NC. He has worked on a wide variety of mapping projects utilizing an understanding of USGS Lidar Base Specifications as well as ASPRS Positional Accuracy Standards (2014). Ravi has extensive experience in acquisition planning, survey control configuration, lidar & imagery acquisition, lidar calibration, pre/post-processing, and final deliverables. Ravi is highly invested in continual improvement through R&D efforts to push the boundaries and set new standards for data acquisition and quality. Ravi is a Certified Mapping Technologist in Lidar (LT067) and is an active member of the ASPRS currently serving as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Potomac Region. In addition, Ravi is also involved in the development of solutions-based approaches for clients to help meet the needs of their unique projects.