Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading provider of commercial airplanes, defense, space and security systems, and global services. As the top U.S. exporter, the company supports commercial and government customers in more than 150 countries and leverages the talents of a global supplier base. Building on a legacy of aerospace leadership, Boeing continues to lead in technology and innovation, deliver for its customers and invest in its people and future growth.

MCSC Industry Advisory Board (IAB) Members

Chris Raymond

Chris Raymond is the chief sustainability officer and vice president of Global Enterprise Sustainability for The Boeing Company, and a member of the company’s Executive Council. As Boeing’s first chief sustainability officer, Raymond is responsible for further advancing Boeing’s approach on environmental, social and governance (ESG) priorities, stakeholder-oriented engagement, reporting, and company performance. Raymond’s Executive Council responsibilities include driving shared awareness of ESG trends, opportunities and targets to guide company decision-making and global impact.

Prior to this role, Raymond was the vice president of Sustainability, Strategy and Corporate Development (SSCD) for The Boeing Company, leading the team that shapes the company’s future through market insights, strategies, partnerships and investments for sustainable innovation, productivity and growth.

In addition to his SSCD role, Raymond was asked to also lead enterprise-wide efforts to engage, inform and seek feedback from stakeholders following the tragic accidents involving the 737 MAX airplane. Raymond partnered with the Communications team and leaders from across the company to focus on employees, customers, passengers, suppliers and other valued partners, ensuring their voices and interests were actively represented across all the company’s efforts.

Raymond was previously vice president of Embraer Integration, a role in which he led the efforts for a potential strategic partnership between Boeing and Brazilian aerospace company Embraer. Raymond also previously served as the first vice president and general manager of Autonomous Systems (AS), a division within Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) focusing on enterprise autonomous aviation and marine technologies, intelligence capabilities, and networking solutions from seabed to space. Prior to his role with AS, Raymond was vice president and general manager of several businesses involving integrated missile defense, sensors and signals intelligence, and undersea capability. He also served as vice president of global Business Development & Strategy for BDS, leading a global team focused on customer solutions, partnerships, new business capture and strategic planning.

Raymond began his career as an engineer at Boeing’s Long Beach, California operation. He has served in leadership assignments in engineering, supply chain management, strategy, sales, program management and operations. Raymond is an associate fellow in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and a fellow in the Royal Aeronautical Society. He is part of The Clean Skies for Tomorrow Coalition, is a World 50 member and serves as an advisory board member with Dell Technologies, the MIT Climate and Sustainability Consortium, and the University of Illinois Aerospace Engineering Board.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering from the University of Illinois, as well as a contract management certificate and a Master of Business Administration from the University of California-Irvine.


Brian Yutko

Brian Yutko is the Chief Engineer for Sustainability and Future Mobility at Boeing, leading a team that ensures the company’s technical expertise and market leadership in sustainability technologies, as well as emerging, advanced aerial mobility applications. Working closely with Boeing’s first Chief Sustainability Officer, the company’s Chief Engineer, and its Research and Technology leadership, Brian is responsible for leading and integrating the efforts of diverse teams that are improving the sustainability of Boeing’s products and services via innovations in electrification, energy storage, aircraft design, operational efficiency and autonomy. Brian also oversees a portfolio of advanced aerial mobility products and services that are enabled by these new technologies, including Boeing’s joint ventures with Wisk, developer of an all-electric, self-flying air taxi and SkyGrid, producer of airspace integration software.

Prior to this role, Brian was Chief Technologist for Boeing NeXt, a business division that was devoted to building and incubating new mobility systems and the associated ecosystem. His work leveraged advances in autonomy, electrification, and other emerging technologies to build the next generation of safe aircraft systems. He also served as Chief Strategy Officer for Boeing subsidiary, Aurora Flight Sciences, which is a leader in rapid prototyping and the development of advanced autonomous aircraft systems.

Prior to joining Boeing, Brian was Senior Vice President of Programs at Aurora Flight Sciences. Previous to this role and during Boeing’s acquisition of Aurora, he served as the company’s Vice President of Research and Technology. Throughout his multiple roles at Aurora, he held P&L responsibility, led Research and Development,

and also served as a program manager and principal investigator for various rapid prototyping and autonomous technology development programs. He has experience with both commercial and defense applications of advanced aircraft technology, as well as the full lifecycle of aerospace R&D programs.

Prior to joining Aurora, Brian was a Research Engineer and Postdoctoral Associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where his research focused on the simultaneous design and optimization of aircraft and the complex systems in which they operate. He built software tools that use machine learning to rapidly predict aircraft performance in large-scale system simulations for the purpose of assessing and reducing the environmental impact of aviation. Prior to MIT, Yutko worked as a mechanical design engineer at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in a group that designed, fabricated, and deployed hardware for the Space Shuttle, space launch vehicles, and ground support equipment.

Brian earned a Ph.D. and a Master of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT, and a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from Pennsylvania State University. He is an avid pilot, motorcycle rider, runner, rock climber, and traveler.