Research Outline

Company and Personal Profiles


To obtain company profiles of the requested companies and personal profiles of the requested individuals in preparation for a conference.

Early Findings

Eric Bartsch

  • Eric Bartsch is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of VerdeGo Aero.
  • He is a commercial, glider, instrument, and airplane pilot with flight experience in electric planes.
  • Bartsch describes himself as a general management and innovation executive who has delivered new breakthrough products. He is experienced in several industries including aerospace, lighting, housewares, consumer products, and financial services.
  • He has been immersed in the transformations happening in the "emerging field of electric & VTOL flight since 2008, in all scales of aviation from micro-drones to manned aircraft".
  • Besides becoming the CEO of VerdeGo Aero in June 2019, Eric Bartsch is also the president and founder of Chanute Consulting Group LLC — a position he has held since January 2012.
  • Bartsch's portrait can be found here.

VerdeGo Aero

  • VerdeGo Aero is a Florida-based company working towards developing "innovative Urban Air Mobility solutions". In 2018, the company launched its IDEP (Integrated Distributed Electric Propulsion) systems.
  • The company supports customers who are developing CTOL, VTOL, unmanned and manned aircraft designs through its engineering services and IDEP powertrain components.
  • In a bid to transform urban transportation, VerdeGo Aero is currently building the "personal air taxi PAT200 aircraft".
  • Continental Aerospace Technologies and Seyer Industries double as the company's strategic partners and investors.
  • Founded in 2017, VerdeGo Aero has raised $306,000 through an angel investment.