The Meetup starts at 4pm CEST. The Meetup language is English. Registered participants will receive an access link to a Microsoft Teams event and a quick start guide on how to join. Networking afterward is made possible by DroneMasters' instant messenger.
62nd DroneMasters Meetup
60 minutes full "droning" - followed by networking & talks
Intro. DroneMasters Meetup #062
Founder & CEO
Frank Wernecke is the founder and CEO of DroneMasters Boost GmbH, a consultancy focusing on vertical mobility and drones. He is also the founding partner of the DroneMasters Academy, which inspires kids and young adults to become tomorrow's inventors, developers, and entrepreneurs.
Building partnerships for a better drone ecosystem
Jonelle Hanson is a transportation planner focusing on business development and research. She has over 15 years of experience in the transportation industry. Her experience is focused on incorporating travel demand models to aid in corridor studies, developing regional transportation plans, as well as conducting transportation and land use studies for cities and communities across the US. Her career developed from an intersection of personal interest in transportation and land use, including urban mobility, future growth scenarios, and the street design of cities and how that impacts the quality of life. She is currently pursuing an executive MBA at the University of Mannheim Business School.
AI-driven drone solutions for logistics
Founder & CEO
Eugene Grankin is Tech entrepreneur and visionary and Supply Chain Disruptor. He has more than 12 years of experience in logistics and warehousing at the Shell Group and Huhtamaki. In 2018 he founded UVL Robotics, an AI-driven drone provider for logistics and alumni of top-ranked Silicon Valley's accelerator Alchemist and a winner of AUVSI US Award.
UAM as Mobility Infrastructure
CEO & Founder
CEO and Founder of Varon Vehicles Corporation, Electrical Engineer with 18 years of experience in leading edge military technology, deeply involved with military and civilian Unmanned Aerial Systems including tactical and strategic systems, drone expert and operator, with graduate studies in Finances, Contracting Law, Entrepreneurship and Innovation in several Universities including Harvard and MIT. Recognized as one of the early inventors of the drone since the late 90's, with the vision that these would develop for future urban mobility use. Today his company is leading an Urban Air Mobility ecosystem in Latin America targeted towards first UAM systems implementation.
Prior registration is mandatory. We reserve the right to make changes to the program at short notice and without prior notice - this does not result in any claim for a refund.
DroneMasters' mission is to accelerate the evolution of vertical mobility. The DroneMasters Meetups provide the leading global cross-industry network around vertical mobility and drones. At the DroneMasters Meetups, experts and enthusiasts from business, science, civil society, administration, and politics share ideas and experiences to shape the sustainable use of drones.
The talks are limited to 10 minutes to keep the event entertaining. The presentation language is English. Members of the DroneMasters Pioneers Club can participate via live stream and interact via DroneMasters' instant messenger service on Mattermost (open source, self-hosted Slack alternative).