Speaker Bio

Michael Barroco

Orbitalize and member InterUSS Platform


Michael Barroco is an experienced contributor to the evolving U-Space ecosystem, both in his home country of Switzerland and internationally. Alongside his membership of the InterUSS technical steering committee, he is actively involved in the U-Space implementation programme of the Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation, leading its UAS Flight Authorisation Technical Working Group. He managed the successful first trial involving the full ASTM-compliant strategic coordination implementation of the DSS and has been also the architect for SCD automated testing functionality integrated into the InterUSS codebase. Michael is founder and CEO of Orbitalize, a Geneva-based start-up offering solutions for local airspace management, most recently working with Skyguide on its DSS deployment.