Ivo dedicates his life to making the aviation affordable and environment friendly. For more than 15 years, Pipistrel has been the producer of world’s most energy-efficient light aircraft and one of the pioneers of electric propulsion.
As the first private aircraft producer in the Balkans area he contributed to the aviation standards for Microlight class on the global scale since the early eighties. His company claimed many awards such as European Business Award for the most innovative company in EU in 2010 and two consecutive victories at the NASA Challenges in 2007 and 2008.
Nowadays Ivo dedicates his time to leading the Pipistrel group and developing new environment-friendly aircraft & concepts. Since 2014 he has been working on a concept of E-VTOL vehicles, on an UBER flying car concept, a 19-seat hydrogen fuel cell emission-free miniliner aircraft, and a revolutionary window-to-window air transport concept with autonomous electric vehicles, which would make city transport more efficient, safer and cleaner.