Lorenz Meier is Co-Founder of Auterion and holds a Ph.D. on drone software architecture from ETH Zurich. He has worked on open source software for drones since 2008. He created the PX4 autopilot, the equivalent of Android for drones. Lorenz is also the creator of several de-facto drone industry standards, including Pixhawk, MAVLink and QGroundControl. Throughout his deca-long career Lorenz received numerous awards and fellowships for his work, and in 2017 he was nominated MIT 35 Innovator under 35 by MIT Technology Review.