Jose Enrique Roman Acting Vice President, Global Technology & ET&T Supply Chain Management, Managing Director, Boeing Research & Technology Europe The Boeing Company
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José Enrique has been managing director of Boeing Research & Technology-Europe since April 2013. BR&T-Europe develops technology solutions in Avionics Model Based Systems Engineering to reduce development costs and risk by modernizing systems engineering processes and tools; Actuation Technology to reduce product manufacturingcosts; Automated Manufacturing to increase production rates and reduce cost of targeted composite components and support new suppliers; and Airline Decision-Support Services to provide superior insight and real-time advice to help airlines make smarter decisions during the day of operations.
Prior to being named managing director, José Enrique held the position of BR&T-E Engineering and Programs director since 2004. In this role he developed and implemented all processes and procedures related to BR&T-E technological planning; defining technical strategies, objectives, plans and policies and assuming managerial responsibility for the Engineering and Programs Unit.
Before joining BR&T-Europe, José Enrique was managing director of the General Foundation of the Spanish National University for Distance Education and associate professor of the Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid, Spain. Prior to this, he was deputy-director general of CDTI, an agency of the Spanish Ministry of Economics, which promotes research and technological development in Spanish industry. At CDTI José Enrique was responsible for all technological co-operation activities carried out by CDTI internationally, including in the European Union. Before this, he worked in several companies in the aerospace sector.
José Enrique holds a master’s degree in Engineering from the University of Seville, Spain, and post-graduate diplomas in Management and Business Administration from Instituto de Directivos de Empresa and Organización y Desarrollo Empresarial in Madrid.