​​Jordi Salvador

​​Jordi Salvador

CTO at BCN Drone Center


Jordi has focused his entire professional career in the UAS industry, starting with university R+D projects during the last years of his MSc in Aerospace Engineering, designing new multirotor prototypes and a solar-powered fixed-wing. Later, he participated in a Ph.D. program, developing new AI and Computer Vision algorithms for UAS, gathering experience in two main pillars of UAS technology: Aeronautics and Robotics.

In 2010 he joined CATUAV as a UAS engineer. He is part of the founding team of the BCN Drone Center, participating in the design and implementation of the Test Site facilities. He has participated in multiple projects, covering most of the UAS value chain and applications.

As CTO at BCN Drone Center, he focuses on developing testing + evaluation + certification procedures, and services that upcoming advanced UAS applications need to comply with all safety and security requirements. Furthermore, with more than 15 years of experience in the UAS sector, he is helping any UAS stakeholder successfully deploy any new application or technology to the market.