What makes Florian Reuter a global shaker?
Florian Reuter is CEO of Volocopter, the developers of an electric self-driving helicopter that can carry up to 2 passengers with zero emissions.
Under his leadership, the company showcased the first-ever autonomous flight of an urban air taxi in cooperation with RTA Dubai in 2017.
It has also teamed up with Fraport, the company that operates Frankfurt Airport, to develop airport infrastructure and passenger processes for air taxi services at airports. Known as a ‘Volocopter Port’, the idea is that these ports could link existing urban transportation with one another and provide connections to and from the airport.
The company aims to transport 100,000 passengers every hour over cities by 2028.
Previously, Reuter was was Venture Manager at Siemens Novel Business, and before that held a similar role as Venture Manager at Siemens Technology Accelerator. He holds a degree in automotive engineering from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.