John Narraway - CEO

John has one foot in the future at all times. He is the CEO of Airis Aerospace an “air taxi” startup and a serial entrepreneur.  His insight into the future of technology and its socio-economic impact has allowed him to consultant to both governments and businesses on the shape of things to come.  He has held several C-level positions in both private and publicly-traded companies.


Ray Mattison - cHIEF Design Officer

Ray Mattison III is head of design and co-founder at Airis. Mr. Mattison is responsible for the content, aesthetic, and human machine interface for Airis’s product line. Mr. Mattison has been involved in many of the new generation of General Aviation programs leading Advanced Design and Concept Development groups at Cirrus Aircraft, Kestrel Aircraft, Eclipse Aerospace, and ONE Aviation. Mr. Mattison is a founding member of Design Eye-Q. DEQ is a design consultancy specializing in aerospace and automotive design.

Mr. Mattison is a graduate of Industrial Design from the College for Creative Studies in his hometown of Detroit Michigan. He is also an avid aviation enthusiast holding a private pilot’s licence with high-performance and complex aircraft endorsements. He regularly flies a Cirrus SR22 and Pipersport Light Sport aircraft. Although Ray is an avid automotive and racing fan, he commutes by bike nearly 100% of the time in the cold Northern Minnesota climate.

Mr. Mattison is a recurring FIRST Robotics team coach, volunteering many hours in winter and spring to work with high school students on STEAM competitive projects in the CAD department.