FAI International Drones Conference and Expo

Nicola Mona


Nicola Mona holds a Master of Science degree in Materials Science and Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ) and an MBA from Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford. During his studies he visited the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and completed his Masters thesis at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) in conjunction with the IMD Business School in Lausanne. He acquired first professional experiences at the World Economic Forum as a Research Analyst in various international automotive and aerospace projects. After working as a Technical Lead at a national project for sustainable mobility, in 2005 he joined RUAG Aviation, where he held various management positions for over 8 years. During his professional career, he took overall responsibility in technical and organisational projects, leading cross-divisional teams of various sizes. An entrepreneur at heart, since 2013 he has actively participated in co-founding and launching 4 start-ups in various sectors. In 2016 he co-founded Skypull where he is CEO.