Dr. Greg Hyslop is vice president and general manager of Boeing Research & Technology, the advanced central research and development unit of The Boeing Company. Hyslop leads a team of nearly 4,000 engineers, scientists, technicians and technologists who create and collaborate with R&D partners around the world to provide innovative system solutions and technologies to solve the aerospace industry’s toughest challenges. Named to this position in February 2013, Hyslop has oversight of operations at five research centers in the U.S. including Alabama, California, Missouri, South Carolina and Washington, as well as six research centers in Australia, Brazil, China, Europe, India and Russia.
In May 2014, Hyslop assumed an additional role as the chief engineer for Engineering, Operations & Technology, the parent organization for BR&T. As EO&T chief engineer, Hyslop partners with chief engineers for other Boeing business units to ensure One Boeing solutions that support programs across the enterprise. He also plays a key role in decisions that affect the technical integrity of Boeing products, services and processes.
Prior to his BR&T role, Hyslop served as vice president and general manager of Boeing Strategic Missile & Defense Systems (SM&DS) for four years. He led the SM&DS team to deliver integrated solutions for missile defense, strategic missile systems as well as several directed energy technologies and systems.
Hyslop also has held Boeing leadership posts with the Ground-based Midcourse Defense program, the Airborne Laser program and the Special Projects-Dallas team. In addition, he supported a number of cruise missile programs including Tomahawk, Harpoon, Standoff Land Attack Missile (SLAM) and Standoff Land Attack Missile – Expanded Response (SLAM-ER) since joining the McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Company, now part of Boeing, in 1982 as a guidance and control engineer.
Hyslop has a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Nebraska, a Master of Science degree in mathematics from the University of Nebraska, and a Doctor of Science degree in systems science and mathematics from Washington University in St. Louis, where he also served as an adjunct professor.