ALGO DRONE HOLDING
ALGO DRONE is a Germany based company, created in 2018 as part of the Drone Africa project initiated in Cameroon by William Elong, acting as Board President and CEO of the Holding. We are an international team of 20 people from 5 nationalities and 6 countries : Cameroon,Ivory Coast, France, USA and Ghana providing advanced artificial intelligence and UAV solutions to overcome economic challenges.
In less than 2 years we successfully achieved more than 50 drone operations in various fields, from stadium Inspection for the African Cup of Nations in Cameroon, to mapping for farmers, and a pilot project with Nokia teams in Cameroon regarding pylons inspections.
Our vision is to become the leading company in the global UAV market with social values at the core of our actions.
William Elong - CEO
Michael Curth,Chairman - COO
William Elong is a leading figure of the international tech environment with several national and international awards for his contribution to inspire the next generation of changemakers. Created his first E-business company at 18 years old. Ranked by Forbes 30 Under 30 in the Top 10 of entrepreneurs in Africa. 25 yeas old and selected by the US Government as a young leader to join the International Visitor Leadership program,the most prestigious exchange program with over 300 head of governments alumni.
At 20 he became the youngest MBA graduate from the Economic Warfare School of Paris ,worked with leading defense companies like Thales ,Nexter,Oracle, then he created Drone Africa,the first professional drone manufracturer in Africa in 2015. Now acting as Investor and AI researcher, he created Cyclop,an AI able to detect objects and support medical diagnostic .
Michael is an entrepreneur and a nature enthusiast. Born and raised in Germany, Michael graduated from the University of Essen, where he earned his Phd in Economics. Over the years, Michael has held many roles including serving on the Advisory Board of Procar Group (BMW, Mini, Rolls Royce) and Consource AG. He served as a Top management consultant for companies like (Alixpartners, McKinsey) and was a COO at Tengelmann, a major German Retailer.
In recent years, Michael embarked on a journey that completely changed his personal perspective of life, the Universe, and his role in it. He places a high value on preservation of our natural resources, leading to the creation of the “Rescue Amazonian Rainforest” project, and serving as Board Member for ALGO DRONE.
Jacques Eone - PR & Sales Director
Tél : +49 1522 9614 721
Jacques is an American citizen with a strong experience of african markets ,a visionary philantropist ,mentor ,entrepreneur, business developer and leading investors in the startup ecosystem with more than 20 years of managerial experience including government projects,private programs in the US Parking field in USA with major firms like Marriot and more than 20,000 successful operations.
David is a robotics and open source expert with over 10 years of experience working on strategic projects for NATO,education projects with children in emerging countries . He is a member of Electro Lab community ,the biggest maker space in Europe and non profit donor.
David Rochelet - CTO
Michael is an experienced professional security in Germany. Owner of a Security firm with over 600 employees globally and Fortune 500 references.
His extensive knowledge of the private sector security challenges is a great asset.
Michael Koke - Strategic Advisor