Kevin Noertker is Co-founder and CEO of Ampaire. Over the past six years, Kevin and his team have pioneered practical, compelling electrified flight through the upgrade of existing aircraft types. In 2019 they flew the world’s largest hybrid electric aircraft. In 2020 and 2021 they deployed and demonstrated electrified flight with multiple airlines across the globe. With over 20,000km flown hybrid and 10 regulatory flight approvals to date, they’re a leader in hybrid electric aviation.
Prior to Ampaire, Kevin contributed engineering and program management expertise to advanced aircraft and satellite technology development programs at Northrop Grumman, and as a research fellow at Caltech and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. An entrepreneur at heart, Kevin is driven to apply the science and engineering disciplines of large aerospace organizations to pressing environmental problems here on Earth.