Pelixar S.A. is a unique set of competencies represented by industry leaders focused on the development of unmanned aircraft.

Competence and experience of the team is that: Wide market experience. Understanding the needs and dependencies in the industry. Creating unique solutions on a global scale. Current knowledge gained from participation and speeches at trade fairs and conferences. Co-creation of law in the field of unmanned aviation as experts.

Knowledge and understanding of the current state of the art. Implementation of unmanned aircraft systems in many countries around the world. Participation in numerous research and development projects. Practice in test and experimental flights on many types of drones.

The right people in the right place.

The key competences of the team enable the company to set and implement the most ambitious goals and to successively build a strong market position.

Marcin Swystun – co founder

CEO – President of the Board of Executives – General Manager

Management experience:
Many years of managing the company, managing a large team of people, managing large Polish and foreign television productions.

Indirect experience:
Working for Red Bull, MTV, Endemol Shine, Commercial Union, TV Rotterdam.

Technical experience:
Film equipment designer, Sony Professional expert, technical consultant at Slidekamera, pro tester at EasyStab.

Experience in the UAV industry:
Construction of the first HD helicam drones in Poland, technical consultant of the R&D project aiRPAS Rescue (PLN 1.2 million co-financed from the National Centre for Research and Development), technical advisor of the R&D project 3-SAT IKAR, coordinator of the R&D project Pelixar LMA.

Aviation licenses and certifications:
UAVO VLOS/BVLOS certificate in the MR category and type TOM >25kg.

Other:
Speeches at Sony Professional, Smart Cities (Germany), CEDD, COP24 Climate Summit. Expert in Internet video marketing. TV producer. Vice-Champion of Poland in freestyle ramp riding.

Sebastian Nowicki – co founder

COO – Chief Operating Officer

Management experience:
Management positions and leadership of companies as a co-founder, management of expert teams, recruitment and training of key personnel.

Indirect experience:
Tomas Sport, OP1, Slidecamera, RPAS Custom Machines, Airborn, aiRPAS Group.

Technical experience:
Pro tester for Atomic, Salomon, Rollerblade sports equipment. Technical consultant for Rollerblade and Salomon equipment. Designer and production consultant for film equipment in Slidekamera. Expert in the video department of Panasonic Polska professional products. Consultant and pro gimbal tester for gyroscopic stabilization of EasyStab video cameras.

Experience in the UAV industry:
Construction of the first Polish drones for OP1 Helicam Team. Pro drones tester for RCConcept, DJI, aiRPAS. Designer of drones in aiRPAS Machines. Research and Development (R&D) project employee in aiRPAS Rescue (rescue drone project for Voluntary Water Ambulance – WOPR – 1.2 million PLN co-financed by the National Centre for Research and Development). Technical advisor for R&D projects such as DNV-GL drone inspection system, APS Radar radar drone detection system, 3-SAT IKAR stratospheric measurements drone, Pelixar LMA antismog system, Drogeon AI Geo autonomous navigation drone based on artificial intelligence. Expert in creating aviation law.

Aviation licenses and certifications:
UAVO VLOS/BVLOS certificate, INS – instructor, TOR – test pilot, EGZ – state examiner in the MR and A categories, type TOM >25kg.

Other:
Speeches at conferences and fairs. Unification training for Civil Aviation Authority examiners. Conducting flight training for professional licences. Specialist in technical video shots in commercials, feature films and television productions for stations from all over the world.

Mariusz Pułas – co founder

CTO – Head of Technology Department

Management experience:
Inspector position at Citibank, management of companies as co-founder. Managing a team of technical specialists, recruitment for specialist positions.

Indirect experience:
Citibank, Universal Robots, Airborn, aiRPAS Group.

Technical experience:
CNC machine builder. Designer of gimbals for gyroscopic stabilization of cameras. Tuner of flight computers controlling drones, Designer of measurement sensors. Modifications and programming of electronic components.

Experience in the UAV industry:
Construction of film and training thrones. Pro DJI product tester. Service of training drones of the Air Force Institute of Technology. Technical support and implementation of AFIT projects. Designer and constructor of drones in aiRPAS and other units. Research and Development (R&D) project employee at aiRPAS Rescue (rescue drone project for Voluntary Water Ambulance – WOPR – 1.2 million PLN co-financed by the National Centre for Research and Development). Technical advisor for R&D projects such as DNV-GL drone inspection system, APS Radar airborne radar drone detection system, Hydrodron floating drone for creating numerical maps, 3-SAT IKAR stratospheric measurement drone, Pelixar LMA anti-smog drone system, Drogeon AI Geo autonomous navigation drone based on artificial intelligence. Expert in creating aviation law.

Aviation licenses and certifications:
UAVO VLOS/BVLOS certificate, INS – instructor, EGZ – state examiner in the MR and A categories, type TOM >25kg.

Other:
Speeches at international conferences. Training of examiners in examination and documentation procedures for the Civil Aviation Authority. Providing flight training for professional licences. Test flights with all types of drones.

Paweł Burdziakowski – co founder

CRADO – Director for Research and Development

Management experience:
Management and leadership of human resources and equipment (managerial positions, 20 years of experience in the Polish Army), including foreign missions.

Indirect experience:
Doctoral degree in technical sciences (doctoral thesis on the method of determining the trajectory of an autonomous unmanned platform). Research in the field of: navigation of autonomous platforms, photogrammetry and remote sensing. Assistant professor at the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Environment of the Gdańsk University of Technology.

Technical experience:
Experience in the construction and operation of advanced military equipment. Expert in communication systems and management (15 years of experience). Management of IT systems. Navigator engineer.

Experience in the UAV industry:
Exploitation of remotely operated underwater combat vehicles (ROV) – combat experience. Drones constructor in Drogeon and Marine Technology. Head of the validation and testing phase of the Research and Development (R&D) project Hydrodron, a floating platform dedicated to hydrographic measurements in limited areas (PLN 2,613,780.00 co-financing from the National Centre for Research and Development). Technical consultant in R&D projects: 3-SAT IKAR stratospheric measurement drone, Pelixar LMA air pollution monitoring system. Own scientific project: Drogeon AI GEO – navigation and flight control through artificial intelligence in an environment without satellite navigation.

Aviation licenses and certifications:
UAVO VLOS/BVLOS certificate in the MR and A categories, type TOM >25kg, licensed competitor in F3F category (slope gliders).

Other:
Academic lecturer and scientist. Over 14 peer-reviewed scientific publications in the field of BSP photogrammetry and drones navigation. Author of chapters in international monographs on drones, since 2018 the highest and prestigious status of a member (senior member) in the IEEE organization (the largest professional organization of a global nature, establishing, among others, IEEE standards such as WiFi or Bluetooth) in the sections: IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society. Participation and scientific presentations at international conferences: SGEM 2016/2017/2018 (The International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConferences SGEM), BGC 2017/2018 (Baltic Geodetic Congres), COO 2018 (Coastal Offshore and Ocean Engineering Conference), and IRMAST 2015 conference on space technologies (International Conference on Innovative Research and Maritime Applications of Space Technology).

Adam Wiśniewski – co founder

International support and contacts

Director in the Business Consulting Department of PwC Poland and the main international expert on unmanned systems. Many years of experience in the unmanned aviation sector, VLOS+BVLOS flight training credited in 2015. His achievements include international implementations and R&D projects in unmanned aviation systems.

Author of market analyses concerning the current state, forecasts and prospects for the development of the drones sector. He provides comprehensive advice on projects improving business operations in the digital transition era and on technical patents.

Consultant in the PwC Startup Collider program, which is an accelerator for startups offering support in the development and scaling of B2B businesses in the foreign market.

Vadym Melnyk – co founder

Technical support and software

CEO & Founder in: Cervi Robotics specializing in the prototyping and production of robots, drones and unmanned systems. ServoCode is the largest software house in Eastern Europe, creating an application for robots and unmanned systems.

Many years of experience in building specialist drones.

Manager or participant in R&D projects such as:

Dronhub – system of autonomous garages for drones created with the European Space Agency, with charging and replacement of batteries in any industrial drones.

Airvein – a system for automatic transport of medical samples by drones.

Xerall – tankcopter, the world’s first flying, driving and swimming drone in the form of a toy with the prospect of development towards a vehicle/crew vessel.

Together with Microsoft, he created the Unicorn Division project, an initiative which connects the influencers from the startup environment of major Polish cities and supports the most innovative startups in the country.

Winner of prestigious IT competitions and state prizes, including FLEX (Future Leaders Exchange, an exchange program offered by the U.S. Department of State for students of junior high schools and upper secondary schools). Finalist of the international robot competition FLEX.

Karol Bober

Karol Bober

Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Karol Bober is the CEO of #Grantera company, which with an average effectiveness of 90.91% in acquiring a wide range of subsidies is a recognized expert of investment advice for companies at all levels of development.

Anna Hryniewicz

Operational manager

Legal education.
Several years of experience in managing and managing company offices.
Knowledge of the rules of doing business.
Many years of experience in managing the accounting and human resources of the company.
Experience in managerial positions.
Many years of experience in independent positions.