Florian studied Industrial Engineering at the Technical University of Karlsruhe as well as the Universidad de Barcelona. After graduating, he spent several years as a management consultant in various countries. In his role as venture manager at Siemens AG in Munich, he was responsible for the creation and oversight of technology startups. By joining Volocopter at the beginning of 2015 he succumbed to the fascination for eVTOLs. His international experience in the industry provides him with the necessary farsightedness to put finances, technology and innovative ideas on the right track.