Naveed Hussain VP and General Manager Boeing Research & Technology
AIAA DEFENSE Forum 2020
Naveed Hussain is the vice president and general manager of Boeing Research & Technology (BR&T), the advanced central research and development unit of The Boeing Company. As a trusted research, technology and technical leader, BR&T develops innovative technologies that break barriers, enabling the development of future aerospace solutions while improving the cycle time, cost, quality and performance of existing Boeing products and services.
Named to this position in 2018, Hussain leads a team of scientists, technologists, technicians and engineers who collaborate with research and development partners worldwide to solve the aerospace industry's toughest challenges. He has oversight of operations at five research centers in the U.S. including Alabama, California, Missouri, South Carolina and Washington, as well as seven research centers in Australia, Brazil, China, Europe, India, Russia and South Korea.
Prior to this assignment, Hussain was the vice president of Aeromechanics Technology for Boeing. Previously, he led Platform & Networked Systems Technology for BR&T, launched the BR&T-India research center in Bangalore and directed Boeing Defense, Space, & Security Flight Engineering. He holds five patents and joined the company in 1990 as a Howard Hughes Doctoral Fellow in 1990.
Hussain earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Master of Science degree and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from Stanford University, all in mechanical engineering. He also completed a master’s degree in business administration from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.