Boeing has appointed Jinnah Hosein as Vice
President of Software Engineering.
In this newly created role, Jinnah will report to
Greg Hyslop, Boeing Chief Engineer and Senior Vice President of
Engineering, Test & Technology, and will focus on further
strengthening Boeing’s focus on software engineering across the
“The continued advances in software makes
excellence in software engineering an imperative for our
business,” said Hyslop. “Jinnah will be charged with defining and
leading Boeing’s strategy for software engineering, which includes providing capabilities, technologies, processes and secure and
accurate systems to meet the needs of all our customers across the
entire product life cycle.”
Jinnah will lead a new,
centralized organization of engineers who currently support the
development and delivery of software embedded in Boeing’s products
and services. The team will also integrate other functional teams
to ensure engineering excellence throughout the product life
Jinnah has extensive experience as a software
engineering leader across several innovative, high-tech companies.
He joins Boeing after serving as vice president of Software
Engineering for Aurora, a self-driving vehicle company, in Palo
Alto, California. There, he led the company’s software organization for
the development of those vehicles and developed Aurora’s
high-integrity software life cycle to deploy autonomous
architecture to on-road vehicles.
Previously, Jinnah held
leadership roles at SpaceX, where he led software development for
Falcon, Falcon Heavy, Dragon, Crew Dragon and other flight
vehicles, and at Tesla, where he helped develop autopilot
In addition, he served as Google’s director of software
engineering for cloud networking and was one of the original
members of Google’s Site Reliability Engineering team.
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