StradaAi, finds its roots in the Old English word “strǽt” meaning “a paved road, skillfully prepared for travel.” Building on this concept, at StradaAi we are paving the way with Artificial Intelligence in order to improve drone navigation.
Our mission is to empower drone operators in the European Union to transform potential paths into viable airway roads for safe and efficient flight. We recognize that not all paths are suitable for drones, but with careful planning and adherence to regulations, we can create designated corridors in the sky.
Experienced CEO with a global perspective and extensive international business development experience. Holds a Master's degree in Aerospace Engineering and Master's degree in Decision Making Science. Specialized in the drone industry and business startup, with a proven track record in driving growth, fostering innovation, and establishing strategic partnerships worldwide.
Senior expert in Drone regulation, began his career in the drone industry in 2014. After working with various drone manufacturers and obtaining drone certifications in both civilian and military domains, he chose to establish STRADAai in 2023. With a strong conviction in the role of U-space as the true enabler of drone utilization, he now leads the company's efforts as Head of Regulatory Affairs.
Experienced Strategy Director with a Master's degree in Nuclear Engineering and Mathematics, graduating with honors. Extensive background in business consulting with a specialized focus on cybersecurity. Skilled in developing and implementing strategic initiatives to mitigate cyber risks and enhance organizational security. Recognized for delivering valuable insights and driving business growth through innovative solutions.
Mr. Grasso has had an illustrious career within the Finmeccanica industrial framework, contributing to the success of the leading Italian high technology group. With extensive experience in industrial planning, he held top management positions in various companies, including Eletronica Spa, Ansaldo STS, Selex Communications, Galileo Avionca, and Thales Alenia Space. Notably, he played a pivotal role in the Euro system project, establishing a global player in Defense Electronics. With expertise in aerospace and electronics, Mr. Grasso has made significant contributions to the industry throughout his distinguished career.
Professor Aparo is an esteemed strategy and innovation expert, with extensive experience in the industry. He served as the former Vice President of Business Intelligence at Leonardo Finmeccanica, driving strategic decision-making. As the Head of Innovation at Fiat, he led groundbreaking initiatives. With a Ph.D. in Physics specializing in meteorology, he brings a unique scientific perspective to his work. Professor Aparo is widely recognized for his expertise in strategy, innovation, and his leadership in spearheading the Hero project UAS for Leonardo. He is dedicated to sharing his knowledge as a respected professor in the field.
A former helicopter pilot and operator with a degree in Corporate Law. During his tenure at Leonardo Finmeccanica, he held key positions including VP for Aeronautical Products, Strategy Director for Defense Electronics, and Chairman of Leonardo Asia Pacific. He also oversaw major programs in UAS and drones, demonstrating his comprehensive understanding and expertise in the field.
An experienced professional with an international career at Leonardo, brings extensive expertise in Air Traffic Control (ATC) and communications. As the former Chief Operating Officer of Leonardo International, his strategic acumen and wealth of knowledge will contribute to the success of STRADAai. With a background in electronics and equipment, gained during his service in the Italian Air Force, Aldo's diverse expertise proves valuable for the growth of the organization.
Renowned expert in the fields of M&A and finance, with a specialization in the telecommunications (TLC) industry and startups. As a member of Telecom Italia's top management in Brazil and Italy, he brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record in developing financial planning and business strategies. He helped develop the financial planning and business plan of STRADAai, leveraging his expertise in these sectors.
Strong experience in Entrepreneurship and Investments, business development, process reengineering, restructuring, and reorganization, has a proven track record in both large and medium-sized companies, both private and public. Specialized in renewable energy, information and communication technology/telecommunication VAS (such as content distribution and business TV), and industrial infrastructure, particularly in building automation, security, and safety.