Cory Combs

Electric aviation entrepreneur
By retrofitting existing aircraft with a hybrid-electric system, mechanical engineer Cory Combs is building the biggest plane ever to fly with hybrid propulsion: the Electric EEL.

Why you should listen

Cory Combs is the cofounder of Ampaire, a startup developing the next generation of hybrid-electric aircraft to reduce the environmental impact of air travel. Their Electric EEL is the largest hybrid-electric aircraft ever to fly -- and the first to have flown a jaw-dropping 341-mile route.

Cory Combs’ TED talk