Principal’s Biography

Antoine headshot After working in robotics and embedded systems for 15 years, Antoine Martin began UVS Consulting in 2009 to leverage his complementary skills in Unmanned Systems and Business Administration. After achieving a Master’s in Electronics in France, he was awarded an Office of Naval Research grant to design, develop, implement and test UAV obstacle avoidance payload at Sea Technology Research Institute in Florida. He also obtained a Masters in Ocean Engineering at Florida Atlantic University studying maritime acoustics, signal processing, sonar, and robotics.

Antoine achieved an MBA at the Acton School of Entrepreneurship, analyzing 300 Harvard Business Case studies taught by successful serial entrepreneurs. Drawn back to robotics, Antoine next gained experience in aerial mapping and Lidar. Increasingly involved in the UAV field, Antoine has built relationships with companies and regulators in the USA and Europe and has also volunteered with the Air Systems Laboratory at the University of Texas coaching and advising students regarding ground and aerial robotics. Antoine has worked in the fast-paced startup “drone” industry. In short Antoine is not just an advisor but a doer, with the ability to step in your company and take a key growth role.

Today Antoine works closely with founders, presidents and senior executives at companies of all sizes, offering consulting services to grow their businesses. Antoine’s unique background in technology, business, startups, entrepreneurship, and robotics, give him a rare and valuable perspective that many have benefited from.

Passionate about Unmanned Systems, he plans to participate in this global industry for decades to come, only considering his work successful when his clients achieve their goals.