Vishwa Uddanwadiker Vice President, Aerospace Safety Analytics The Boeing Company
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Vishwa Uddanwadiker is the Vice President for Aerospace Safety Analytics since Jan 2021 and is responsible for the data analytics strategy and execution for the Chief Aerospace Safety Office. Before this role, Vishwa was the Vice President and Integrated team leader for the Probabilistic Analytics team within the Confident Travel Initiative (www.boeing.com/confident-travel). In this role he led a multidisciplinary team of experts to develop data driven insights to minimize disease transmission during air travel.
From Oct 2019 to May 2020, Vishwa served on the Executive Committee of the company as Interim Chief Information officer and Senior Vice President. He was responsible for our Digital Transformation programs, Information Security, Data Analytics while leading a team of ~6,500 IT and Data Analytics employees. Vishwa joined Boeing in March 2009 and held several roles such as the IT Director for Boeing India, IT Director for Boeing International, IT Director for Manufacturing and Quality Systems, Vice President IT for Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
Before joining Boeing, for about seven years, Vishwa was the Delivery Manager for IT applications for Honeywell Aerospace based in Bangalore, India. Before Honeywell, he worked as an IT Consultant with Cambridge Technology Partners.
Vishwa is an alumnus of the second batch of Boeing’s Leaders for Second Century (L4SC) program. He is one of the Boeing Executive Sponsors for the relationship with SASE (Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers). Additionally, he served on the Advisory Board of the MSIS program at the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington from 2014-2020. He holds an Engineering degree with Honors in Computer Science from BITS, Pilani, India and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) at Ahmedabad, India.