Andrew Gibson President, CEO & Co-Founder Empirical Systems Aerospace, Inc.

Mr. Gibson is President & CEO & Co-Founder of Empirical Systems Aerospace, Inc., a 60 employee San Luis Obispo, CA based Aerospace Engineering Small Business.He has 17 years of experience in the construction and management Aerospace Programs.13 of those have been leading or supporting ESAero’s All-Electric, Hybrid-Electric and Hybrid Electric Distributed Propulsion efforts, including the All-Electric Distributed Propulsion NASA X-57 “Maxwell”, for which ESAero is the Prime Contractor.Mr. Gibson is versed on HEDP and TeDP systems for transformational and transport aircraft, and supports multiple organizations in an effort to advance them, including AIAA.He is a member of the AIAA V/STOL TC, Transformational Flight PC, and Past-Chair of the Green Engineering PC.He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.