Tuesday Evening Banquet Speaker
Steve Chisholm, Vice President and Senior Chief of Structures Engineering, Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA)
Title of Presentation: Smarter Testing
Steve Chisholm is the Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) Vice President and Senior Chief of Structures Engineering. In this capacity, he sets the Structures technical direction and technology readiness for BCA, ensuring overall structural integrity of Boeing’s products and services. Before this assignment, Chisholm was the Director of Structures Engineering for BCA, leading BCA Airplane Structures in support of Airplane Development, Airplane Programs, Product Development and Commercial Aviation Services. As Director, he was responsible for driving functional excellence for all Structures Design and Stress skills. He has been deeply involved in technical issues at Boeing, and was a member of the Boeing Technical Fellowship before entering management. A strong supporter of airplane safety, he has long been involved in safety and compliance issues, was an Authorized Representative for the FAA, and has been an active member of several airplane accident investigations. Chisholm joined Boeing in 1986 as a structural stress analyst on the 747 and 767 programs. He holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of Washington and a Masters in Business Administration from Seattle University.