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The AirMatrix Team
As the drone industry rises to new heights, our founders, advisors, and partners are committed to bringing the highest standards of safety, efficiency, and control to our skies.
Bashir is a technology entrepreneur and Canadian innovator, who graduated from the University of Toronto. Bashir is part of the Transport Canada working group on UTM, the RPAS Traffic Management Action Team (RTMAT), as well as Canada's mirror committee on drone standards for the International Standards Organization. He is also a member of NASA's working group on transformational vertical flight, specifically for public services. He also sits on Canada's FSAT (Flight Safety Action Team), is a fellow at the DMZ, and advisor to the board at Linguistix Tank, a global data service provider to the world's largest voice-tech platforms, such as Google and Microsoft.
Alexandra is an expert in business transformation for technology. As an ex-business consultant who has also worked at numerous scaling tech start-ups in Toronto and Silicon Valley, she has experience in strategy, product management, operations, and client services/sales. In corporate consulting she rose in Capgemini's business advisory and technology innovation practice, to become one of the firm's youngest Senior Consultants globally. She was recently awarded the Communitech Fierce Founders $100k prize and has been featured on Women in Drones.
From development to deployment, Ayaan has worked extensively to deliver the product we have today. University of Toronto graduate in Mechanical Engineering and certified Advanced Drone Pilot, Ayaan’s customer-centric focus and expertise in mechatronics engineering has led to the mapping of urban cities, OEM partnerships, regulatory operations, and more. Before co-founding AirMatrix, Ayaan developed autonomous wheelchairs for paraplegics in Sweden, led the creation of Inkbox’s current technology, and developed smart parking technology.
Credited for developing the stack since day one, Shayaan is a lead engineer and certified Advanced Drone Pilot. While completing his degree from University of Toronto, he worked on numerous projects including AI research at University of Toronto labs for aerospace initiatives and LiDar sensor research and development at Zebra Technologies . Shayaan’s passion for complex problem solving shines at AirMatrix as he develops the product and drives strategy for design and scale.
Mary has over 30 years of diverse management experience in a variety of industry segments; notably financial services, management consulting, packaged goods, media, telecommunications, and technology. Mary has held management positions and engagements at Citibank, TD Bank, Colgate Palmolive, Sony BMG, CTV, and KPMG just to name a few. Over the last few years, Mary has focused her efforts in founding, building and the ultimate sale of an international payment company.
Founder of Q2 Metrics, acquired by IQVIA (NYSE: IQV)
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Prof. Justin Boutilier
MIT, previously University of Toronto
Jason brings a wealth of experience in the world of enterprise sales. As a high profile account exec, Jason was a top sales performer at incumbent giants such as IBM, Rogers, McAfee, and Intel. Now with two unicorn exits under his belt: ISS and Tanium, where he led scaling as an executive, Jason brings a breadth of expertise, insights, and relationships across a multitude of sectors.
A PhD in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Toronto, Jeff is a co-founder and VP of Strategy and Business Development for one of Canada’s most exciting and thriving Space companies. Kepler communications, a satellite telecommunications company that is building in-space infrastructure to enable on-demand and real-time access to space-born data. They are currently launching their own constellation (LEO), with a successful initial launch already in the books. Jeff was also a President of the University of Toronto Aerospace Team, founding multiple divisions.
Co-founder, Kepler Communications