After 12 years working for Philips, Robert founded and managed various technology companies, always benefitting from the opportunities triggered by technology change. In 2007 he started PAL-V International. The company combines mostly proven technologies within existing regulation to create the first flying car in the world. The company is now recognized as the leader in the emerging industry of personal flying mobility. It is now in the commercialization and industrialization phase: customers are training and delivery start will be in 2020.