John Tracy

John Tracy

B.A., Mathematics, 1976

John Tracy

Dr. John J. Tracy retired as a senior vice president of The Boeing Company, the world’s largest aerospace company. A longtime technology veteran with 35 years of experience in the aerospace industry, Tracy’s Boeing career includes serving in the dual roles of CTO and the senior vice president of Engineering, Operations & Technology (EO&T).

Previously, Tracy was vice president of Engineering & Mission Assurance for Boeing Integrated Defense Systems. He was elected a Member of the National Academy of Engineering and an Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and is the past chair of the ASME’s 6,000-member Aerospace Division.

Tracy has authored more than 35 publications in the areas of composite structural mechanics, launch vehicle structures, smart structures, and aging aircraft. He has received numerous Hispanic engineering honors, including being named to the HENAAC Hall of Fame in 2009 and being presented the Renaissance Engineer Award from the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers in 2014.