Co-Founder & Head of Autonomous Systems

Lilium co-founder Matthias Meiner

Matthias Meiner is Co-Founder and Head of Flight Control for Lilium. Identified by Forbes magazine as one of Europe’s 30 under 30 leading innovators in 2017, Matthias is responsible for the development of Lilium’s pioneering autonomous flight systems.  

Matthias studied robotics at the Technical University of Munich, during which time he explored his passion for control engineering and aviation through his research at the German Aerospace Center (DLR). An alumnus of the German National Academic Foundation, Matthias also won Europe’s largest youth science and technology competition, “Jugend Forscht”, in 2014.