As Boom’s Chief Development Officer, Brian Durrence leads the company’s development organizations and is focused on the advancement of Boom’s products and services and their real world application.
Prior to joining Boom, Brian was appointed Gulfstream’s Vice President of Engineering in 2015 after spending the previous five years as the Chief Engineer for Gulfstream’s Large Cabin Aircraft.
As Vice President of Engineering, Brian was responsible for establishing the strategic vision of the Engineering Organization, identifying and implementing best practices, and ensuring the correct engineering skills are in place for designing, integrating, testing, and certifying Gulfstream aircraft.
A 30-year Gulfstream veteran, Brian served in multiple managerial positions before becoming Chief Engineer in 2010. During his tenure, Brian worked on Gulfstream’s preliminary supersonic efforts and numerous aircraft programs including GIV-SP, GV, G450, G550, G650, G650ER, G500, and G600, where he held various leadership positions during the development of those aircraft including their fleet support following entry into service.
Brian earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and his Master of Business Administration Degree from Georgia Southern University.