Chris is the CEO at Fotokite, a Switzerland and USA-based team working to help first responders save lives and stay safe with autonomous and accessible situational awareness products. Chris joined the Fotokite team as Product Lead in 2014 and then COO in 2015. As Fotokite's CEO since 2016, Chris brings 14 years of experience in leading teams in unmanned aerial and ocean robotics in North America and Europe. Prior to joining Fotokite, he developed autonomous vehicles and remote sensor systems at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. He holds an MSc in Engineering Sciences and a BSc in Neuroscience from the University of California San Diego.