Jay is the co-founder and CEO of Nearthlab, which develops autonomous drone solutions for inspection and analysis of blade defects. By combining AI and Deep Learning, his team was able to provide an autonomous solution for operation and maintenance of wind turbine blades. Now, Nearthlab is currently the largest drone inspection provider in Korea with experiences across the globe including the U.S., Asia Pacific and Europe. Prior to founding Nearthlab in 2015, he worked as a plant engineer at Doosan Heavy Industries, where he realized the potential of drones as a tool that allows more efficient and safe maintenance of facilities.
Jay holds B.S. and M.S. in Aerospace Engineering from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, one of South Korea’s top research universities.