John F. Kinney
Director, Advanced Programs Business Development
Advanced Products & Development Programs
As the Director of Advanced Technology Business Development for GE Aviation, John is responsible for working with the U.S. Government, universities, industry partners and small businesses for the development of advanced technologies that enhance GE Aviation’s product portfolio.
His 34-year career at GE Aviation has included roles in design engineering, product support, human resources, marketing and sales, and most recently as manager of air systems integration for GE’s Joint Strike Fighter engine program and GE’s Regional Jet engine programs in Brazil and China.
Prior to joining GE Aviation, John worked at McDonnell-Douglas in St. Louis, Missouri.
John holds a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and a Master’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.
GE is an advanced technology, services, and capital company that is dedicated worldwide to innovation in the areas of energy, health, transportation and infrastructure.
An operating unit of GE, GE Aviation is a world-leading producer of jet engines, jet engine components, and integrated systems for commercial, military, business and general aviation aircraft in service throughout the world. In addition, GE Aviation produces aeroderivative engines that power marine and industrial applications.
Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, with multiple production and research facilities worldwide, GE Aviation maintains a global service network that provides comprehensive support for its product lines.