The Urban Air Mobility pioneer
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MILESTONES

Volocopter provides Urban Air Mobility in addition to existing transport options. This enables a wide range of users to reach urban destinations faster and more comfortably than ever before.

2017: THE WORLD'S FIRST AIR TAXI

World premiere in Dubai City: The Volocopter takes off on a test flight under the harshest climatic conditions.

2016: THE VOLOCOPTER IS GRANTED ITS PERMIT TO FLY

In its capacity as the world’s first ever manned, fully electrical multicopter and in a country with one of the most strictly regulated airspaces worldwide.

2011: Volocopter writes aviation history

The worldwide first manned flight of a electrically powered aircraft. Our “VC1” and proof of concept on an airfield near Karlsruhe.
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Our Vision

We aim to become the leading Urban Air Mobility service provider worldwide. With our innovative technology, products, and services we will support cities in sustainably transforming their mobility concepts. Volocopter saves time, is extremely safe, emission-free, and quiet. At Volocopter we are developing the complete ecosystem including aircraft, take-off and landing infrastructure, and integration into air traffic management systems. We bring Urban Air Mobility to life.

FUTURE-SHAPERS
FLORIAN REUTER
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO)
After completing a degree in business engineering and working for several years as a management consultant, he was most recently responsible for the development of technology start-ups as venture manager in central research with Siemens AG Munich. For Volocopter, he applies his many years of experience in the strategic positioning of high-tech innovations in international markets.
JAN-HENDRIK BOELENS
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER (CTO)
He supervised the development of helicopter electrical systems at Airbus and has years of experience in the international aviation industry. As a chief engineer, he managed several transnational helicopter development projects and can rely on wide-ranging experience in safety-critical software development.
RENE GRIEMENS
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO)
With a background in investment banking and consulting (Citibank and McKinsey & Company), Rene Griemens first entered the start-up world in 2000 as CFO of the Berlin-based start-up dooyoo. Until recently, he was the CFO at Kreditech, where he helped increase the valuation of the company thirtyfold and raised approximately half a billion euros in equity and debt capital. Throughout his career he participated in over 80 different M&A transactions, financing rounds, and IPOs.
ALEXANDER ZOSEL
FOUNDER & CHIEF INNOVATION ADVISOR
In 1981, at the age of just 15, he and a few friends designed and built one of the first skateboard halfpipes in Germany. While studying for his degree in civil engineering, he developed his first patent and in his role as a 'Serial Entrepreneur' and self-made man he is now a businessman through and through. With his enthusiasm and a firm belief in his vision focusing on mobility of the future in the third dimension, he brings a lot of innovative energy into the Volocopter team.
STEPHAN WOLF
FOUNDER & CHIEF SOFTWARE ADVISOR
Stephan developed the concept of a manned multicopter in 2011 after more than 25 years of experience in software development, including a position in industrial automation at Siemens, and multiple awards and publications. Network technology as his main emphasis led him to the vision of a distributed redundant system which today constitutes the central nervous system of the Volocopter. With his technical foresight, he is a sparring partner for our development teams. He and fellow founder Alex Zosel have known each other since they were teens in the skateboard days.
FLORIAN REUTER
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO)
After completing a degree in business engineering and working for several years as a management consultant, he was most recently responsible for the development of technology start-ups as venture manager in central research with Siemens AG Munich. For Volocopter, he applies his many years of experience in the strategic positioning of high-tech innovations in international markets.
JAN-HENDRIK BOELENS
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER (CTO)
He supervised the development of helicopter electrical systems at Airbus and has years of experience in the international aviation industry. As a chief engineer, he managed several transnational helicopter development projects and can rely on wide-ranging experience in safety-critical software development.
RENE GRIEMENS
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO)
With a background in investment banking and consulting (Citibank and McKinsey & Company), Rene Griemens first entered the start-up world in 2000 as CFO of the Berlin-based start-up dooyoo. Until recently, he was the CFO at Kreditech, where he helped increase the valuation of the company thirtyfold and raised approximately half a billion euros in equity and debt capital. Throughout his career he participated in over 80 different M&A transactions, financing rounds, and IPOs.
ALEXANDER ZOSEL
FOUNDER & CHIEF INNOVATION ADVISOR
In 1981, at the age of just 15, he and a few friends designed and built one of the first skateboard halfpipes in Germany. While studying for his degree in civil engineering, he developed his first patent and in his role as a 'Serial Entrepreneur' and self-made man he is now a businessman through and through. With his enthusiasm and a firm belief in his vision focusing on mobility of the future in the third dimension, he brings a lot of innovative energy into the Volocopter team.
STEPHAN WOLF
FOUNDER & CHIEF SOFTWARE ADVISOR
Stephan developed the concept of a manned multicopter in 2011 after more than 25 years of experience in software development, including a position in industrial automation at Siemens, and multiple awards and publications. Network technology as his main emphasis led him to the vision of a distributed redundant system which today constitutes the central nervous system of the Volocopter. With his technical foresight, he is a sparring partner for our development teams. He and fellow founder Alex Zosel have known each other since they were teens in the skateboard days.