Speaker Bio

Klaus Meier


Director, Engineering & Technology

Klaus Meier leads skyguide’s Engineering and Technology department. Besides providing safe and reliable air-traffic-management systems, his strategic objective is to transform today's classic systems towards a flexible architecture and a new operational concept. The strategic initiatives behind those objectives are the Virtual Center Program of skyguide, CNS as a Service and an integrated UTM solution. During his earlier career he owned his own company developing innovative microwave measurement systems and engineering services to improve the design of antennas in the mobile telecommunication industry. With Swissair Group his focus was on business development based on new technologies in the area of Internet Sales, e-tickets and integrated Supply Chain. With Schindler he was in the USA part of Schindler’s ambitious globalization and harmonization program as the CIO for North and South America. Klaus is an electrical engineer by training, holds a Ph.D. from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and has an Executive Degree from MIT Sloan.