Olivier JOURNET joins EVA as Chief Technology Officer

Electric Visionary Aircrafts (EVA), leading the charge for electric, compact and autonomous 3D mobility, is pleased to announce that Olivier Journet has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer.

Olivier Journet brings more than 20 years of management and leadership in high technology aerospace companies in France and un the US. He has led aerospace product development from its inception through commercial deployment in some of the largest enterprises in the world (Honeywell, EADS, Dassault, Zodiac Aerospace). Olivier has held senior positions in business development, innovation as well as operations, both in original equipment market as well as aftermarket services, for commercial aviation and defense applications.

Olivier Journet graduated from Ecole Polytechnique, ISAE-Sup’AERO and holds also a master of science in aeronautical and astronautical engineering from Stanford University.

In his own words: “Since my childhood, I have always been passionate about aerospace and the innovations that it entails. When I met Olivier Le Lann, I was impressed by his experience in growing businesses at high velocity and his agile mindset. The concept he created with EVA embodies the pioneering spirit that allowed to create the aerospace industry. It seems like a dream and yet, I definitely believe we can make it real if we handle it properly. How could I resist the opportunity to join a great team and make a dream come true?”

“We are thrilled to have Olivier Journet on board”, commented Olivier LE LANN, CEO of EVA. “With our recent integration of Techstars Semapa Next Accelerator and continuous support from Starburst, our 2019 launch of the Valkyr and new facility, Olivier comes at the right time to shift our technology and accelerate our technology release to the market. During our first interviews I have been impressed by Olivier capability to transfer his knowledge and experience to young engineers but also by his capability to understand startups and set engineering for success with the right focus”