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Ken Sain

Chief Executive Officer

Ken Sain is Chief Executive Officer of Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic Avionics). In this role, he leads all facets of the business.

Recognized globally as a passionate and customer-focused technology business leader, Ken has developed his broad mix of cross-functional leadership experience and deep domain expertise in airline operations over a 25-year career in commercial aviation

Before joining Panasonic Avionics in December of 2019, Ken was concurrently; Vice President of Boeing Global Services – Digital Solutions and Analytics and,   CEO of Boeing subsidiary Jeppesen.  During his time with Boeing Ken oversaw significant growth in their customer-facing digital solutions portfolio, leveraging agile software development to launch new products and cloud-based solutions for airline and business aviation customers around the world.

Prior to Boeing, Ken was a principal with global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney. For more than 10 years, he specialized in business strategy, operations and top-line growth for major airlines, airline alliances and travel technology providers. Ken holds a master’s degree in business administration from the Kellogg School of Management and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Northwestern University. After graduating from Northwestern, he was part of a small team that founded Midway Airlines and subsequently served the airline in operations, market planning and as director of marketing.