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Emesent is a world-leader in drone autonomy, LiDAR mapping, and data analytics. Founded in 2018, Emesent has since built a reputation for delivering high-quality data capture in the mining, infrastructure, survey and mapping industries.

Our flagship product, Hovermap, is a smart mobile scanning unit that combines advanced collision avoidance and autonomous flight technologies to map hazardous and GPS-denied environments. Hovermap is uniquely versatile, it can be handheld, drone-or vehicle-mounted to map challenging, inaccessible areas. With a wide range of applications, Hovermap is being used by customers around the world.

MEET THE EMESENT

CREW

The cross section of expertise at Emesent is truly extraordinary, spanning from roboticists and engineers to business development experts. Although our talents may be diverse, our passion is the same, to deliver revolutionary efficiency, safety and operational insights in challenging environments.

+ CO FOUNDERS

STEFAN HRABAR, PhD

CEO & CO FOUNDER

Stefan has a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Southern California and he has been adding sensing and autonomy to drones for over 17 years. Stefan has extensive experience in vision and lidar-based UAV obstacle avoidance, UAV path planning algorithms, UAV mission planning tools, and 3D visualisation of UAV-collected data.

FARID KENDOUL, PhD

CTO & CO FOUNDER

Farid has a PhD in System Technologies from the University of Technology of Compiegne (UTC), France. He has over 15 years experience in R&D, integration and field testing of dependable autonomy technologies for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).

+ DATA INSIGHTS & AUTONOMY

DUNCAN PALMER

Senior Robotics Engineer & Team Lead

PETER MILANI

Senior Robotics Engineer

GLEN WAGNER, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

THOMAS KACZMARCZYK

SOFTWARE ENGINEER

TIM GREENFIELD

Senior Software Engineer & Team Lead

HOSSEIN AHMADZADEH, PhD

3D Data Scientist

DAVID PRASSER

Senior Robotics Engineer

ADRIAN COOK

Senior Software Engineer

PATRICK ROSS

Senior Autonomy Engineer

CAMERON BRADLEY

Software Engineer

XUESONG LE

Data Scientist

MICHAEL VALE

Software Engineer

EMILI HERNANDEZ

Senior Research Engineer

JOSEPH WOOD

Software Engineer

JACK MANDERSON

Software Engineer

ANDREW PALMER

Senior Autonomy Engineer

MANDEEP BAHAL

Software Engineer / Data Scientist

WAYNE PARROT

Software Engineer

BEN DART

Senior Software Engineer

+ PRODUCTION & HARDWARE AND ENGINEERING

TY SCHOBER

Electronics Engineer & Production Manager

GEORGE LGOTKIN

Embedded Systems Engineer

MARTIN KNOETZE

Production Engineer

BEN WILSON

Mechatronics Engineer

ANDREW HARRISON

Mechatronics Engineer

ARLYN FUERTES

Test and Production Engineer

ALEXIS GRIMM

Assembly Technician

JACO STRYDOM

Senior Production Technician

JOSHUA RIDDELL

Mechatronics Engineer

+ COMMERCIAL

JIM STUART

Senior Vice President - Sales and Customer Success

DAVID JAUNAY

Business Development Manager - Americas

PETER LAWRENCE

Business Development Manager - EMEA, Russia and Central Asia

HOLSTEIN WONG

Business Development Representative

ALISON LUCAS

Channel Sales Manager

+ PRODUCT AND SOLUTIONS MANAGEMENT

PETER DICKINSON

PRODUCT MANAGER

ANNA TAIROVA

Product Owner

JEREMY SOFONIA, PhD

Technical Evangelist

+ CUSTOMER SUCCESS

DAVID LOWE

Customer Operations Manager

ROSS RICHTER

Customer Success Manager

LUKE HORWOOD

Aerospace Engineer

SIMON HAFNER

Chief Remote Pilot

ASHLEY WINDROSS

Support Engineer

MICHAEL HUISKINKVELD

Support Engineer

+ MARKETING

CECILE JACQUES

HEAD OF MARKETING

DINI MALHI

MARKETING MANAGER - BRAND & COMMUNICATIONS

JANE GRAY

MARKETING SPECIALIST

KYM MORLEY

Marketing Communications Specialist

+ BUSINESS OPERATIONS

PETRA CORCORAN

Director of Finance and Corporate Services

LENORE GERSCHWITZ

People Operations Manager

MELISSA HAWIRA

OFFICE MANAGER

NYAWAL BUOMB-GALOU

LOGISTICS AND ASSET CONTROL MANAGER

SAMANTHA ARCHER

Management Accountant

REBECCA FORD

People Administrator