Rodin Lyasoff, a former project executive at Airbus Group‘s A3 advanced projects and partnerships outpost in Silicon Valley, has been promoted to lead A3 as chief executive.
Lyasoff hasÂ supported the development of various unmanned aerial vehicle development programsÂ such asÂ NASA‘s Mars Flyer Demonstrator and AAI Shadow. during his prior roleÂ as lead controls and software engineerÂ atÂ Rockwell CollinsÂ (NYSE: COL).
He also previously workedÂ at Zee.Aero and Airware, Â where he helpedÂ architect and implement a commercial droneÂ deployment platform.
âWith extensive experience at the forefront of drone and UAV technology, Rodin is uniquely positioned to lead a fast-paced work environment where solving hard problems is an everyday opportunity, ” said Tom Enders, Airbus Group CEO.
“Among other things, I expect him to evaluate and launch new projects for AÂ³ and to drive AÂ³âs projects forward with continuous speed and dedication.â
San Jose, California-basedÂ A3 developsÂ technologies that can support the future of flight missions through episodic disruption.