Industry Advisory Board

Robert Wilson

Robert Wilson

Chief Executive Officer for TurbineAero Inc

Prior to becoming CEO of TurbineAero, Rob Wilson founded Aerospace Advisory Group, LLC in 2014, providing leading aerospace companies with consulting services. Wilson currently serves on the boards of Genesys Aerosystems and Continental Motors Group, as well as TurbineAero Inc. He served the last nine of his 27-year Honeywell career as the president of the business and general aviation business, which serves customers who produce, operate and maintain business jets and general aviation aircraft across the globe.

Wilson grew the business at twice the industry rate to over $2.5B and expanded margins by over 50 percent in the period between 2009 and 2014. In prior roles, Wilson led the military aircraft electronics business to significant operational improvements and led the certification and production introduction of Honeywell’s new generation propulsion engine.

In early roles at Honeywell Aerospace, Wilson had a series of engineering and business leadership positions with increasing responsibility, including leading Honeywell’s engine/APU assembly and test facility, their engine/APU controls business and leading the engine and mechanical systems technology development efforts. He was trained as a Six Sigma Black Belt and lean manufacturing expert while in leadership positions at AlliedSignal. He started his career designing and developing gas turbines and related equipment at Solar Turbines, and has a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Case Western Reserve University.