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
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
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
DUNCAN PALMER

Senior Robotics Engineer & Team Lead

PETER-MILANI
PETER MILANI

Senior Robotics Engineer

GLEN-WAGNER
GLEN WAGNER, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

THOMAS-KACZMARCZYK
THOMAS KACZMARCZYK

SOFTWARE ENGINEER

TIM-GREENFIELD
TIM GREENFIELD

Senior Software Engineer & Team Lead

HOSSEIN-AHMADZADEH
HOSSEIN AHMADZADEH, PhD

3D Data Scientist

DAVID-PRASSER
DAVID PRASSER

Senior Robotics Engineer

ADRIAN-COOK
ADRIAN COOK

Senior Software Engineer

PATRICK-ROSS
PATRICK ROSS

Senior Autonomy Engineer

CAMERON-BRADLEY
CAMERON BRADLEY

Software Engineer

XUESONG-LE
XUESONG LE

Data Scientist

BEN-DART
BEN DART

Senior Software Engineer

EMILI-HERNANDEZ
EMILI HERNANDEZ

Senior Research Engineer

WAYNE-PARROT
WAYNE PARROT

Software Engineer

JACK-MANDERSON
JACK MANDERSON

Software Engineer

ANDREW-PALMER
ANDREW PALMER

Senior Autonomy Engineer

MANDEEP-BAHAL
MANDEEP BAHAL

Software Engineer / Data Scientist

+ PRODUCTION & HARDWARE AND ENGINEERING

TY-SCHOBER
TY SCHOBER

Electronics Engineer & Production Manager

GEORGE-LGOTKIN
GEORGE LGOTKIN

Embedded Systems Engineer

BEN-WILSON
BEN WILSON

Mechatronics Engineer

ANDREW-HARRISON
ANDREW HARRISON

Mechatronics Engineer

JOSHUA-RIDDELL
JOSHUA RIDDELL

Mechatronics Engineer

JACO-STRYDOM
JACO STRYDOM

Senior Production Technician

ARLYN-FUERTES
ARLYN FUERTES

Test and Production Engineer

+ COMMERCIAL

JIM-STUART
JIM STUART

Senior Vice President - Sales and Customer Success

DAVID-JAUNAY
DAVID JAUNAY

Business Development Manager - Americas

PETER-LAWRENCE
PETER LAWRENCE

Business Development Manager - EMEA, Russia and Central Asia

HOLSTEIN-WONG
HOLSTEIN WONG

Business Development Representative

ALISON-LUCAS
ALISON LUCAS

Channel Sales Manager

+ PRODUCT AND SOLUTIONS MANAGEMENT

PETER-DICKINSON
PETER DICKINSON

PRODUCT MANAGER

ANNA-TAIROVA
ANNA TAIROVA

Product Owner

JEREMY-SOFONIA
JEREMY SOFONIA, PhD

Technical Evangelist

+ CUSTOMER SUCCESS

DAVID-LOWE
DAVID LOWE

Customer Operations Manager

ROSS-RICHTER
ROSS RICHTER

Customer Success Manager

LUKE-HORWOOD
LUKE HORWOOD

Aerospace Engineer

SIMON-HAFNER
SIMON HAFNER

Chief Remote Pilot

ASHLEY-WINDROSS
ASHLEY WINDROSS

Support Engineer

MICHAEL-HUISKINKVELD
MICHAEL HUISKINKVELD

Support Engineer

+ MARKETING

CECILE-JACQUES
CECILE JACQUES

HEAD OF MARKETING

DINI-MALHI
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
LENORE GERSCHWITZ

People Operations Manager

MELISSA-HAWIRA
MELISSA HAWIRA

OFFICE MANAGER

NYAWAL-BUOMB-GALOU
NYAWAL BUOMB-GALOU

LOGISTICS AND ASSET CONTROL MANAGER

SAMANTHA ARCHER

Management Accountant

REBECCA FORD

People Administrator