Head of DRL

United States - Remote

Location: Remote

Hours: Full Time Hours, East Coast Hours

Head of DRL

The Drone Racing League (DRL, an Infinite Reality Company, is the global, professional drone racing property. Merging the digital with the real, DRL combines innovative technology, custom content, and thrilling live sporting and esports events that broadcast and live stream on premier international sports networks including NBC and Twitter, TikTok, YouTube, Twitch, Facebook, and Instagram. DRL is owned by Infinite Reality (iR), an innovative technology and entertainment company specializing in the development of cutting-edge, AI-powered immersive experiences.

DRL is seeking an experienced and visionary leader to serve as the Head of the Drone Racing League. The head of DRL will directly oversee all operational functions of DRL and manage the dedicated team of DRL staff. This role will also partner with iR’s business development, marketing and finance leadership, while coordinating and utilizing iR’s vast resources relevant to the league.

Now partnered with Infinite Reality, DRL is entering a new and exciting phase, growing the footprint of the league in terms of events and global presence, as well as developing a permanent race facility and STEM education center in iR’s new global headquarters. This role will oversee the strategy and execution of that vision, and own both team and P&L responsibility.

About Infinite Reality:

Infinite Reality, Inc. provides world-class tools and services that enable creators and companies to develop fully realized immersive experiences. These experiences foster creativity, personal connections, and limitless value for brands looking to shape the future of audience engagement and commercial opportunity. Our vision for an open Metaverse makes each brand, creator, and citizen the master of their digital experiences, their data, and how they distribute content, commercialize their creations, and build communities.

Key responsibilities:

Team Development: Build, mentor, and lead a high-performing team to achieve organizational goals

Operational Leadership: Oversee daily operations and ensure the efficient functioning of all departments while leveraging shared resources internal to iR (HR, Finance, Media Production, Marketing, Creative Services, etc)

Event Management: Ensure the successful execution of DRL’s live sporting and esports events

Strategic Planning: Develop and implement strategic initiatives to drive growth and innovation within the league

Technology Oversight: Drive the integration of innovative technologies to enhance the fan experience and operational efficiency

Partnerships: Work closely with the Global Business Ventures and Partnerships team to sell and deliver league partnerships

Marketing Oversight: Oversee the marketing strategy and execution in partnership with the CMO of iR to grow the DRL brand and fanbase across all platforms and media channels

Financial Management: Manage the financial health of the organization, including budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting, in coordination with iR’s CFO


Experience: A minimum of 15 years of executive leadership experience, preferably within sports, entertainment, or technology industries.

Education: Bachelor’s degree required; MBA or related advanced degree preferred.

Leadership Skills: Proven ability to lead diverse teams and manage cross-functional operations.

Financial Acumen: Strong financial management skills with a track record of managing budgets and P&L statements.

Strategic Vision: Demonstrated experience in strategic planning and execution.

Collaborative Approach: Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to achieve business objectives.

Technological Savvy: Strong understanding of digital and innovative technologies.

Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, capable of engaging with stakeholders at all levels.

Why You’ll Love DRL:

We team up. We can promise you’ll work with some of the smartest and most interesting people in the industry. We work hard and we play hard too. We care deeply about our work and each other.

Everybody sweeps. No task is ever too small for our team. We sweat the details and are not afraid to get our hands dirty.

We embrace debate. There are no seats at the table at DRL because there is no table. Everyone is encouraged to share their thoughts and ideas. We embrace the idea that debate is healthy and knowing that an impassioned discourse leads to our best results.

We stay hungry. We look for the hardest challenges and tasks and once we master them, we look for the next one. We celebrate our victories and are always excited for tomorrow knowing “good enough” is never really “good enough.”

Equal Opportunity:

DRL is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, creed, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, military or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. We recognize that diversity is a positive attribute and welcome the differences and benefits it brings to our culture.


Paid Time-Off: We offer flexible vacation time, 10 company holidays + we shut down Christmas to New Years

Health Plans: We offer robust medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your dependents. Disability, life insurance, and FSA benefits are also available

Wellness: Access to Teladoc and an EAP

Parental Leave: Paid leave

Retirement Savings: Contribute pretax earnings to our 401(k) Plan

Our Culture:

Passion: Every team member cares about our company, our clients, and the work

Collaboration: We believe in intentional communication using Slack, Zoom, GSuite, ect.

Positivity: Optimism keeps us motivated and productive

Adaptability: Embracing change is key to our success

The base pay range for this position is $275,000 - $325,000. The base salary range is applicable across the United States and the offered rate may vary based on factors such as experience, education, market conditions, and location.


Job Profile


North America


United States


Adaptability Collaboration Health plans Parental leave Passion Positivity Retirement savings Wellness


Innovative Technologies Marketing Strategy Slack Technology Integration

  • Event Management
  • Financial management
  • Marketing Oversight
  • Operational Leadership
  • Partnerships
  • Strategic Planning
  • Team development
  • Technology oversight

15 years


Bachelor's degree MBA


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