Hu Huazhi

Founder and CEO of EHang, Entrepreneur, Engineer, Pilot

Hu Huazhi is the Founder, President, CEO at EHang, an intelligent aerial vehicle company with integrated capacities of R&D, manufacturing, sales and services, headquartering in Guangzhou, China. Since EHang establishment in 2014, with the mission to “let humankind fly freely like a bird”, Mr. Hu led the engineer team by himself to independently develop a series of user-friendly, safe, intelligent and efficient Autonomous Aerial Vehicles (AAV), air mobility solutions, smart city management solutions, aerial media solutions, and other commercial solutions, etc. Mr. Hu was awarded as one of the Outstanding Contributors to China Could Computing 2016 by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, China’s Top 100 Most Innovative Entrepreneurs 2016 by Fast Company, Outstanding Contributors to China UAV Industry, etc. Mr. Hu has more than 20 years R&D experience on UAVs, as he founded China’s first model airplane museum in Beijing. Besides, with academic experience of computer science in Tsinghua University, Mr. Hu developed a childbirth video recording system, vehicle computer system and vehicle power inverter, and he participated the establishment of many national projects, such as the Emergency Dispatching System for the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008, the Beijing 999 Emergency Center Dispatching Platform, the Guangdong Emergency Dispatching Platform, etc.

EHang is an intelligent aerial vehicle company with integrated capacities of R&D, manufacturing, sales and services, headquartering in Guangzhou, China. With the mission of “let humankind fly freely like a bird”, EHang provides customers from various industries with user-friendly, safe, intelligent and efficient aerial products and solutions, such as autonomous aerial vehicles, networked drones, command and control center for smart cities, drone formation flight and delivery service, etc. As the forerunner of cutting-edge UAV technologies and application models in the global civil drone industry, EHang consistently explores the boundaries of the sky to make the flight benefit our better life in the smart city.