Vice President and Senior Chief Engineer /Airplane Structures in Boeing Commercial Airplanes Engineering
Vice President and Senior Chief Engineer - Airplane Structures in Boeing Commercial Airplanes Engineering
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.
Previously, Steve was the BCA Director of Structures Engineering. He directed BCA Airplane Structures in support of Airplane Development, Airplane Programs, Product Development and Commercial Aviation Services. He was also responsible for driving functional excellence for all Structures Design and Stress skills across BCA and was the Structures Engineering process and skill owner for BCA.
Before this assignment, Chisholm was the Chief Structures Engineer for BCA Program Technical Support, and was responsible for providing technical leadership for structural requirements and compliance to Boeing airplane business units while supporting daily program technical activities, continued airworthiness and the in-service fleet.
Chisholm is a strong supporter of airplane safety. He was an Authorized Representative, has long been involved in safety and compliance issues, and he was a member of the Boeing Technical Fellowship before entering management. Chisholm has been an active member of several airplane accident investigations and continues to provide leadership to the structures team that supports 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.