The spirit of pioneering
New technologies require people who launch them throughout the world. The core team of e-volo has focused on this objective. In our team everyone works ambitiously, firm in the belief that they are preparing the way for a pioneering aircraft. What began as a vision in 2010 is now being transformed into reality by an constantly growing team.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
With a degree in industrial engineering, he worked several years as a strategy consultant in various countries. In his role as a venture manager at Siemens AG Munich, he was responsible for the creation and oversight of technology start-ups. This expertise and his international experience provide him with the necessary farsightedness to put finances and innovative ideas on the right track.
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
With more than ten years of experience in the international aerospace industry, Jan-Hendrik Boelens has led the development of electrical systems for helicopters at Airbus. He has been the chief engineer for various helicopter development projects, and has extensive experience in the development of safety-critical software systems.
Co-Founder & Chief Software Advisor
As a software developer specializing in networks he designed the central nervous system of the Volocopter. His idealism in broadening our technical horizons advanced the development of the Volocopter to a key extent. His work for Siemens in the field of industrial automation over a period of many years and multiple awards as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional just represent a few milestones in his career.
Co-Founder & Chief Innovation Advisor
After studying civil engineering at the University of Karlsruhe he was Vice President of Innovation at the Swiss corporation Biometry.Com AG, among other things. He is now applying his profound expertise as a successful serial entrepreneur on behalf of the Volocopter. He conceived the VC200 and developed its design. As a paraglider and gyrocopter pilot he lives out his passion for flying that constantly motivates him to consider new developments.