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.
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.