Nir Rikovitch (Riko)

VP, Research and Development

A graduate of the Technion – Israel’s Institute of technology and leading university (B.Sc Aerospace Engineering, Cum Laude ’11) and McGill University (M.Eng, Mechanical Engineering and Robotics ‘13) – Riko leads the product development team, exploring new and simple ways to solve engineering and R&D problems. With his innovative methodologies and precise nature, Riko both embraces failure and celebrates success. Prior to joining SkyX, Riko worked on semi-autonomous robotics systems for remote power transmission stations, facial and gait recognition access control systems and autonomous vehicles for industrial material handling. His passion for aerospace and robotics inspires him to continuously create beneficial and creative automated processes.