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Meet Voliro, a Switzerland-based robotics startup creating flying robotics for inspection and maintenance work in industrial applications. Voliro is a spin-off from ETH Zurich. One of the world’s leading Universities for robotics.

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They chose Miami for their US operations due to its great location between Switzerland and their US customers, as well as its unique cultural setting and booming economy. This month’s &Member Spotlight features Florian Gutzwiller, CEO of Voliro.

What inspires or motivates you to get out of bed?

“Working with great people on a real product that creates visible and tangible results.”

What is one thing you can’t live without?

“Coffee and love.”

Where do your brightest ideas come from?

“Play and human interaction.”

How do you spark your creativity when you’re feeling in a rut?

“Step away from the desk/computer and force-change the setting to reset.”

Where is your favorite place to decompress & unwind?

“Oceans and mountains.”

When do you feel your best, and what do you do to stay in good vibrations?

“When activated by powerful personal and professional interaction, and being selective with whom I surround myself.”

Why did you choose Ampersand Studios as your workspace?

“Because it represents a cultural and professional diversity that reflects a good Miami and allows for our team to expand the horizons about other purpose-driven people. Physically because it’s a great space in a cool spot between the urban gravities of Wynwood and Downtown.”

You can connect with Florian in the Ampersand Studios space or follow them on LinkedIn & Instagram.



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