the future of aerial intelligence

About Us:

Riderless was founded to provide UAV (drone) solutions that meet the needs of rugged outdoor adventurers, first responders and industrial workers, because nothing else out there is up to the challenge.

Stefan Weissenberg

Stefan Weissenberg

Founder & CTO

Stefan graduated from Sydney University with a first-class honors Bachelor’s in Aeronautical Engineering and has had a passion for designing, building and flying airplanes since his first pilot’s lesson at age 15.  Stefan published an honors thesis titled “Cooperative Load Transport using Quad-Rotors in an Outdoor Environment” focusing on a future use of UAVs to medevac patients during mountain rescue.  He is the founder of Riderless™, and in his spare time enjoys back-country hiking, skiing, and pack-rafting.  Stefan spent 2 years volunteering for Mount Seymour Ski Patrol and works as a EMS volunteer/ambulance driver in the Yukon.

Daniel Terpstra

Daniel Terpstra

Lead Electrical Engineer

Daniel is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.  He has multiple years’ experience in startup and high-growth companies including D-Wave and Fraser Instruments.