Meet The Team
3x global entrepreneur; Small & large team management; Quick growth P&L skilled; PR/branding savvy; Int'l reporter & staff executive for The New York Times; MA Journalism & Public Affairs American University; BA Int'l Relations & German CSUC / Johannes Gutenberg Universität; Traveler,
Dr. Graeme Rae
Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) navigation & control systems pioneer; 25 years in advanced computer modeling for marine data; Large-scale data mgmt., wave/weather modeling & computer vision; Former Royal Navy Midshipman; BSc. Ship Science / Naval Architecture, Univ. of Southampton, England; PhD Underwater Robotics -Florida Atlantic University
Lead Electronics Engineer
Electrical and Computer Engineer, developer. autonomous navigation systems expert. NASA project incl. Mars Rover systems. Matteo has been building autonomous vehicles professionally since 2007 and 3D printer accessories since 2011. His main claim to fame is to have deployed at least one of his machines on land, sea, air, underwater and space. Matteo was born and raised in Italy.
Marine Systems Engineer
Marine and Offshore Engineer; MSc. Marine and Offshore Technology – Univ. of Stavanger, Focus on offshore operations & hydrodynamic analysis with automation control.; BSc. Marine Engineering – SUNY Maritime College & Istanbul Technical Univ. Travel junkie, snowboarder. Born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey.
Head of Software Product
Entrepreneur, software development, & product concept expert specializing in complex technology builds. Expertise in strategy, operations, oversight, value creation, and scaling software systems. Skilled at creating efficiency within large and small technical teams.
Head of Security
Competitive intelligence & IT expertise in securing cloud / big data solutions; Special analyst & advisor to executive groups & top energy, aerospace, transportation telecom companies. Vice President of the Circle for Strategic Security Studies - an international network of technology innovation experts promoting sustainable governance policies & key measures in the public & private sectors in Europe & Africa.
Junior Mechanical Engineer
Mechanical engineer designing, building & deploying the latest ocean tech; Previous jobs incl. boat cleaner, construction worker, pizza artist & bartender; Now into ocean saving fishlike drones; BSc. Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University; Small town raised yet internationally minded.