Speaker Bio

Erick Corona

Wisk Aero

Director ConOps & Airspace Ecosystem Development

Erick Corona is the Director of ConOps & Airspace Ecosystem Development at Wisk Aero LLC., a company focused on addressing congestion by deploying self-flying, remotely supervised, electric vertical-take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. Working at the intersection of aeronautics, automation, telecommunications, and battery technology, the company aims to deliver a safe, sustainable, affordable, and a beyond-cool novel urban transportation solution.

Before Wisk, as Director of Products at C3.ai, Erick led the development of AI-capable Predictive Maintenance solutions now deployed within DoD. Prior assignments include management, flight test, and engineering design positions at Boeing and GE Aircraft Engines. Erick also led the adoption of data-driven infrastructure asset management efforts at Pacific Gas & Electric.

Erick holds a B.S. in Mechanical Electrical Engineering from the ITESM (Mexico), an M.S. in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Washington. He is also a graduate of the MIT Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) Program, where he earned an S.M. in Engineering Systems and an MBA from the Sloan School of Business.