Eric Kaduce Director, Boeing/Aerion Supersonic Business Jet Joint Venture The Boeing Company
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Eric Kaduce is the director of the Boeing-Aerion joint venture for Boeing NeXt, a business division building the ecosystem that will define the future of urban, regional and global mobility. He leads the creation and execution of the program plan to design, build, certify, and deliver the Aerion AS2 supersonic business jet.
Since joining Boeing over two decades ago, Kaduce has held various leadership positions in Commercial Airplanes. He was the chief engineer for Twin Aisle Product Development where he oversaw all product improvement and new derivative development for the 747, 767, 777, and 787 families. Prior to that role, he was the New Airplane Affordability leader in charge of managing the engineering, production system, and supply chain configurations to meet recurring and total investment targets for new airplane development programs.
Kaduce also spent time on the 777X program as the Interiors Customer Integration leader and was involved with the New and Derivative Product Development groups. His experience includes engineering work for development programs such as the 747-8 Intercontinental and 747-8 Freighter, the 767-400ER, 747-400ER, and 747 Special Freighter. This work included replacement studies for the 737, 757 & 777 platforms.
In 1995, Kaduce started his Boeing career as a structures engineer after graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace engineering & mechanics from the University of Minnesota. He has served on the University Alumni Advisory Board and remains active with the university’s aerospace department.