Entrepreneur in Residence, Dr Marcus Powe and RMIT's College of Science, Engineering and Health welcome Michael Edwards, General Manager of Boeing Research & Technology – Australia.
Join Marcus as he interviews Michael on the intersection of engineering and business, and how innovation and creativity have played their part in the success and growth of Boeing Research & Technology – Australia.
About Michael Edwards
Michael Edwards is the General Manager of Boeing Research & Technology – Australia and carries executive responsibility for the delivery of Boeing’s research portfolio in the region. He oversees a highly collaborative research program focussed on the growth and prosperity of the Boeing Australia business units.
BR&T– Australia is the largest international research centre for Boeing outside of the US and works with the best aerospace research institutions around the country to deliver advanced technologies into new or enhanced Boeing products and services.
Prior to joining Boeing in 2011 Michael worked with the Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation for 11 years, including an overseas posting as Senior Technical Advisor to Boeing based in Seattle from 2005 – 2008. Prior to CSIRO he worked for some 15 years in the plastics, chemicals and petrochemicals industries in Australia. Michael is a Fellow of the Australian Academy o Technological Sciences & Engineering.