We're making the ocean safer and friendlier, for the people who foster our global economy.

Seafarer is one of the most hazardous job on Earth. Despite this, every day, men and women sail at sea to ship 80% of our consumer goods. We believe that Artificial Intelligence is the key to provide better work conditions to the amazing people who support the world's trade and prosperity.

Meet the team

Ugo Vollmer

CO-FOUNDER & CEO
Ugo is passionate about the two sides of the coin: the technology and the people making it.With a great track record leading an engineering team at MapBox working on autonomous systems, he decided that the cargo industry deserved as much attention as the trucking industry. He co-founded Shone.

Clément Renault

CO-FOUNDER
Clément is an engineer at heart. After graduating from Stanford, he decided that decision systems were his stuff, in particular autonomous systems.

Antoine de Maleprade

CO-FOUNDER & CTO
Antoine made his first rockets at 5. He graduated from ENS, then took a position of researcher at MIT. His love for automated drones didn't stop there and after working with Parrot and Camp Six, he co-founded Shone.

Aurélien Girardeau

ENGINEER
Aurélien is one of those rare talents that can make anything just works.
Aurélien joins Shone with the desire of changing the cargo shipping industry.

Valentin Perret

HEAD OF BUSINESS
Despite being a business guy, Valentin has always been attracted by company changing the world through technological innovations. After graduating from HEC Paris and UC Berkeley, he co-founded an analytics startup (viewprint) and worked several years in M&A (Alten) and data (Turo). He then decided to join Shone to help the founders define their business plan and go to market strategy. He is now working on business development and business operations.

Meet the team

Ugo Vollmer

CO-FOUNDER & CEO
Ugo is passionate about the two sides of the coin: the technology and the people making it.With a great track record leading an engineering team at MapBox working on autonomous systems, he decided that the cargo industry deserved as much attention as the trucking industry. He co-founded Shone.

Clément Renault

CO-FOUNDER
Clément is an engineer at heart. After graduating from Stanford, he decided that decision systems were his stuff, in particular autonomous systems.

Clément Renault

CO-FOUNDER
Clément is an engineer at heart. After graduating from Stanford, he discovered that decision systems were his passion, in particular autonomous systems. Clément values the importance of data to design performant processes. He co-founded Shone.

Antoine de Maleprade

CO-FOUNDER & CTO
Antoine made his first rocket at 14. He graduated from ENS, then took a position of researcher at MIT. His love for automated drones didn't stop there and after working with Parrot and Camp Six, he co-founded Shone.

Aurelien Girardeau

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Aurélien Girardeau

ENGINEER
Aurélien is one of those rare talents that can make anything just works.
Aurélien joins Shone with the desire of changing the cargo shipping industry.

Valentin Perret

HEAD OF BUSINESS
Despite being a business guy, Valentin has always been attracted by company changing the world through technological innovations. After graduating from HEC Paris and UC Berkeley, he co-founded an analytics startup (viewprint) and worked several years in M&A (Alten) and data (Turo). He then decided to join Shone to help the founders define their business plan and go to market strategy. He is now working on business development and business operations.