About Paladin AI 


Paladin AI is a venture-backed aviation training startup headquartered in Montreal at the intersection of Canada’s AI and aerospace ecosystems. We build the tools that enable personalized adaptive training, driven by data.

Our mission is to ensure the future of safe air travel by training a better pilot at lower cost to airlines and training centers.

We are a team of industry experts, software developers, data scientists, cloud architects, and AI engineers, working together to make data-driven adaptive training possible.




Adolfo Klassen

Chief Executive Officer

Adolfo is an experienced executive in the aviation training industry with more than 30 years of experience, coordinating large teams and bringing innovative new products to market. He was previously the Chief Technology Officer at CAE, Inc., in Montreal, QC, the largest flight simulator OEM in civil aviation. Adolfo has degrees in international management and electrical engineering.


Mikhail Klassen

Chief Technology Officer

Mikhail has a BSc in Applied Physics & Applied Math from Columbia University, where he worked on experiments related to nuclear fusion and gravitational wave detection. He then completed a PhD in computational astrophysics at McMaster University before turning to artificial intelligence.

Mikhail leads the technology development efforts at Paladin AI, including guiding the machine learning R&D efforts.


At the heart of AI

Paladin AI is proud to partner with Mila, globally recognized as one of the top AI institutes in the world.


Made in Montreal

We are a proudly Canadian company headquartered in beautiful Montreal.