Chief Technology Officer, Airbus
Grazia Vittadini leads Airbus’ ambition to pioneer sustainable aerospace and build the future of flight. She began her career as part of the Eurofighter Consortium before joining Airbus in Germany in 2002 where she contributed to the A380, A350, A320, and A400M programs. As she moved into more senior management positions at Airbus, Grazia Vittadini was Executive Vice President and Head of Engineering of Airbus Defence and Space before becoming Airbus Chief Technology Officer in May of 2018. As such, she is a member of the Airbus Executive Committee, the first woman to be so appointed. She has her private pilot’s license and graduated in Aeronautical Engineering, specializing in Aerodynamics, from the Politecnico di Milano.