Our story

Must Technology is a young, dynamic and innovative company at the forefront of geospatial services. Since our establishment in 2022, we have recognized the immense potential of new technologies for industries that rely on geospatial services.

Our team of dedicated professionals is committed to delivering outstanding results by pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

Our Mission

Our mission is to empower and inspire organizations to achieve more through the use of revolutionary technology. We are driven by progress and actively support initiatives that provide solutions for a smarter future.

Our Vision

We envision a world where technological advancements catalyze growth and foster innovation in every imaginable field. Must Technology aims to be a part of this transformation, making the future a reality today. At Must Technology, we are not simply building solutions; we are engineering a better tomorrow.

Our Team

While we take great pride in our exceptional technology, our greatest asset is our team of skilled professionals. With a shared passion for technology, we collaborate to create impactful and sustainable technological experiences.

Our values

At Must Technology, our core values define who we are and how we operate:

Embracing innovation and constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible, we unlock new opportunities and create transformative solutions.

Committed to delivering excellence in everything we do, from the quality of our work to the level of service we provide. we strive for exceptional results.

Believing in the power of collaboration and recognising that the best outcomes are achieved when diverse perspectives and expertise come together, we foster a teamwork and cooperation environment to drive success.

Driven by the desire to make a positive impact on the world, we aim to create solutions that address real-world challenges and contribute to a smarter, more sustainable future.

Passionate about what we do, our team is fueled by deep curiosity and enthusiasm for technology and its potential to transform industries and drive progress.

Our team

Michael Ustinoff

Chief Remote Pilot and Founder

Michael is the CEO and Chief Remote Pilot at Must Technology, where his previous experience in the building industry is harmoniously interwoven with his enthusiasm for the sciences, history, and archaeology. His desire to explore the unknown and push the bounds of what is possible, coupled with his passion for discovery, have driven him. Michael moved from the construction section to establish Must Photography, where his passion for capturing natural and built environments was honed to the highest professional standard. It was during that time that he discovered the enormous potential new technologies offered in the area of geospatial mapping. He was hooked on a new vision of synchronicity and innovation in the use of technology in the specialised domains of 3D laser scanning and multispectral photography. With Michael at the helm, Must Technology is focused on delivering exceptional services to businesses and industries to support their visions and goals by discovering the past, acknowledging the present, and shaping the future. Through his guidance, every commission is transformed into a journey of discovery.

Melissa Lacey

Remote Pilot (RePL) and Chief Financal Manager

Melissa, is a multi-talented member of Must Technology. She’s both a competent remote pilot and Chief Financial Manager. Melissa’s blend of technical prowess and financial expertise is a cornerstone of our operations. Her Bachelor of Commerce degree anchors her strong financial acumen, from meticulous budgeting and financial planning to precise reporting. In the field, Melissa's expertise shines as she effortlessly operates and maintains drones for a variety of applications. Her extensive experience ensures safe and efficient mission execution, while her deep understanding of drone technology and regulations allows her to skilfully navigate the operational complexities in an ever-evolving airspace. Melissa's dedication to excellence is evident in every aspect of her work. Her ability to infuse financial strategies with operational insights helps drive our sustainable growth and success.

Steve Venn

Lead Hovercraft Pilot

Steve brings a diverse range of skills and qualifications to our team, including expertise in drone piloting, hovercraft operations, and CASA testing through his collaboration with Global Drone Solutions. As our lead hovercraft Pilot, Steve plays a crucial role in executing projects with precision and professionalism. His extensive experience as a drone pilot and trainer enables him to train and qualify other pilots, ensuring safe and efficient operations. This expertise is matched only by his strong capabilities in hovercraft operations, developed through his company, Hoverservices Australia. Steve’s expert input expands our capabilities and allows us to provide cutting-edge solutions in the field. Must Technology's collaboration with Hoverservices Australia combines forces to deliver innovative and comprehensive mapping services to our clients.

Dr. Julie Ustinoff

Operations Manager

Dr. Julie Ustinoff is our Operations Manager—a thinker, a strategist, and a cornerstone of our organizational structure. Dr. Ustinoff, has developed a rich and profound understanding of complex systems through her PhD studies and government design work. She is highly experienced at research and analysis, formulating insights and delivering data-driven solutions to projects to deliver successful outcomes Her deep insights into human dynamics and her systemic approach to tackling operational challenges have been integral to shaping our operational strategy. She merges practicality with creativity and philosophical principles—ensuring that every logistical element not only functions but coalesces with our broader mission and values. Every decision is made with sound reasoning and foresight. Every strategy is developed with a holistic perspective and every system is optimized not just for performance.

Thomas Kohut

Programs Manager

As Program Manager at Must Technology, Thomas Kohut adeptly leverages more than 20 years of comprehensive experience, steering high-stakes projects across sectors with a blend of innovation and methodical precision. His expertise is pivotal in developing and refining a robust project management framework that underpins the company's strategic initiatives and operational excellence. Within the ecosystem of Must Technology, Thomas plays a crucial role in nurturing a culture of excellence and adaptation, orchestrating the resources and talents necessary to transform visions into tangible innovations. His visionary leadership and systematic approach to program management are instrumental in cultivating a trajectory of technological advancement and enduring industry leadership.

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