Jan-Hendrik Boelens joins the leadership team and will lead the company’s engineering and technology development


Munich (Germany), October 1st, 2022 – Unmanned aerial systems company Quantum-Systems GmbH today announced that Jan-Hendrik Boelens will join its leadership team as chief technology officer (CTO) to lead the company’s engineering and technology development. The company ramps up to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding global defense & security market in parallel to the well-established commercial mapping and GIS market. Jan-Hendrik joins Quantum-Systems on October 1, 2022, after having previously led the development of one of the world’s leading eVTOL aircraft at Volocopter GmbH.

 Jan-Hendrik’s extensive track record of leading software and hardware development for complex civil and defense products will enable Quantum-Systems to accelerate its ambition of becoming one of the leading companies in AI powered autonomous aerial data capture.

Prior to joining Quantum-Systems, Jan-Hendrik held several leadership positions at Volocopter and Airbus. At Volocopter, he served as CTO and managing director, leading the engineering, manufacturing, and certification of the company’s VoloCity electric VTOL aircraft. At Airbus Helicopters, he was a chief engineer for the company’s H135M military helicopter and headed the company’s electrification transformation as leader of its electrical systems engineering department. Jan-Hendrik currently also serves as a member of the advisory board at German AI-startup Spleenlab GmbH.

I’m very excited to have Jan-Hendrik as our CTO. I firmly believe that his unique experience, leading development of aviation and software products in a high-growth startup environment, will enable us to realize our ambitious growth objectives, by creating real value for our rapidly expanding customer base.
Florian Seibel

CEO and Co-Founder, Quantum-Systems GmbH

I’m proud to be joining Quantum Systems, and to be working with their world-class team to build Europe’s leading defense & security tech company. Quantum Systems’ excellent product lineup and strong customer focus provide it with a unique position in this rapidly growing market.
Jan-Hendrik Boelens

CTO, Quantum-Systems GmbH

About Quantum-Systems Quantum-Systems GmbH develops and deploys small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) for the geospatial community (commercial product line) and the defense, security, and intelligence community (governmental product line), providing unprecedented data quality, efficiency, and operational usability.  The fully autonomous sUAS with AI edge computing capabilities enable its users to capitalise on the emerging megatrend of autonomous sUAS data acquisition solutions that will open entirely new markets and applications. All Quantum-Systems sUAS combine eVTOL (electrical vertical take-off and landing) capabilities with long-range utilising electrical and aerodynamic efficiency.  The continuous integration of state-of-the-art sensors into the systems allows for increased aerial data intelligence.  Press Contact: 
Claudia Steinhoff, csteinhoff@quantum-systems.com, +49 8105 7709128


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