Speaker Bio

Jörn Jakobi

German Aerospace Center e.V. (DLR)

ATM Researcher and Business Developer

Jörn Jakobi received his Diploma in Psychology in 1999. Since 2000 he works as a human factors expert with DLR Institute of Flight Guidance. Since 2010 he took over the position of a business developer with main focus on the topic Remote Tower affairs. In 2014 he became chairman of the EUROCAE WG100 “Remote & Virtual Tower” and in 2016 the Single European Sky ATM Research program (SESAR2020) launched the biggest European Remote Tower Project with more than 30 partners, which since then is managed by Jörn Jakobi in the project coordinator role. In 2019 he received the Manfred-Fuchs Innovation award for his achievements with Remote Tower innovations and implementations and in 2023 the EUROCAE working group Leadership Award.