From Barry Bonds and The Million Dollar Arm to Drone Inspections: J.B. Bernstein and Avisight are on Top of Their Game
When my 17-year-old son heard that I was going to interview J.B. Bernstein, his first thought was that I had gotten the name wrong (surely his mother couldn’t speak to anyone that cool.) His second thought was that we must be going to talk about sports, and he was anxious to save me embarrassment by offering a quick crash course. But while Bernstein is a major name in sports management, his new venture – Avisight – is on a whole new playing field: commercial drone inspections.

It’s a classic entrepreneurial story: find a great product, figure out where the market is – even if that’s not what you first expected. Bernstein’s drone venture did actually begin from his involvement in sports. "It’s ironic that I thought when I was getting into this it was to get drones across the lines [on sports fields]… but that was a lot further down the line than we thought."

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