A Conversation with John Falk, Founder & President, Vigilent Labs

April 30, 2021

In October 2020, Vigilent Labs announced that it is investing more than $104.6 million and will create over 400 new jobs at its state-of-the-art COVID-19 test manufacturing facility in the Charleston Navy Yard. Vigilent Labs provides unique solutions to the detection, identification and assessment of health and bio-threats to the healthcare community. The Vigilent Labs’ team has substantial experience in the development of medical and bio-surveillance technologies as well as medical devices.

In February of 2021, the company announced it had completed and shipped its first major order of Alfa Scientific Instant-View COVID-19 Antigen Test Kits for use in the King of Hammers racing event.

Falk is a proven expert with unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and interoperable communications for rapid command and control systems with sensor-fusion and advanced data analytics. He has expertise in all aspects of UAS/UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) from rapid deployment to mission rehearsal & training to integrated command and control solutions for the Defense, Homeland Security, Public Safety & Law Enforcement, Intelligence and First Responder communities.

In 2017, Falk was asked to serve on the National Council on Public Safety UAS and appointed to the Aviation Committee of the International Association of Chief’s of Police.

Below is a full audio version of our conversation with John Falk.