April 30 – May 3: Educational Program | May 1 - 3: Exhibits

Chris McCall



Chris McCall is the CEO at Fotokite, an ETH spinoff company founded in Zurich, Switzerland. McCall has 10+ years of experience in leading multidisciplinary teams in unmanned vehicles, aerial, and ocean robotics in Switzerland and the US. Prior to joining Fotokite, he worked as a Lead Engineer on autonomous vehicles and remote sensors for the Office of Naval Research and NOAA at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Winner of the 2015 European Qualcomm Qprize, 2017 euRobotics Tech Transfer and TechStars AI & Robotics pitch competition, McCall holds an MSc in Mechanical Engineering and a BSc in Neuroscience from the University of California San Diego. McCall is actively involved as TEDxZurich’s Head of Speakers and also a player for the Swiss National Lacrosse Team. If you don’t find him in the office, he’s testing out the latest system in the mountains or on the waves.


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