Ilya Khanykov is advisor to McFly.aero Infrastructure, a development company for the eVTOL ground infrastructure, and Co-Founder of Bartini.aero, an engineering company for the eVTOL aerial vehicle. Ilya is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor with corporate finance background. Ilya holds degrees from the University of Northumbria (UK) and the State University of Management (Russia), PhD in Economics (Russia) and a professional qualification in Neurophysiology from the Moscow State University. Former VP for for a carbon trading and investment company turned technology entrepreneur and angel investor. He is a mentor to the Silicon Valley Insiders program.