Irewole (Wally) Orisamolu Associate Director, Advanced Concepts & Technology Pratt & Whitney

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Dr. Wally Orisamolu is currently the Associate Director for Advanced Concepts & Technologies at the Pratt & Whitney division of Raytheon Technologies Corporation (RTX). In this role, he has responsibility for identifying, prioritizing, planning, and maturing technologies for the next generation of advanced propulsion systems to ensure timely readiness for product insertion. He also has responsibility for developing and nurturing strategic technology collaboration and partnerships with government organizations, research institutions, as well as key national and international aerospace companies.

Dr. Orisamolu’s professional experience includes research, technology development and
technology/innovation management, especially, at Raytheon Technologies Corporation (RTX), over the past 20 years. During his tenure at RTX, he has held several leadership and management positions at multiple RTX divisions, including responsibilities for the management of large technology programs and departments, as well as the development of robust processes for technology maturation and management.

Dr. Orisamolu is an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), a Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and a member of the SAE, including its G-11 Committee on Probabilistic Methods. He earned his PhD and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Calgary, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Lagos, in Lagos, Nigeria.