advisory board member, zeroavia
Andrew Patton grew up fascinated with flying and earned his first pilot’s license in high school. Today he holds a commercial pilot certificate and still flies a variety of warbirds and high-performance aerobatic aircraft whenever he has time.
Andrew’s career began in engineering with Boeing’s Tactical Aircraft Flight Test group, where he was assigned to the Navy in support of F/A-18 Super Hornet and EA-18 Growler development programs. After business school he worked in Silicon Valley for 6 years in technology investment banking, where he advised on M&A and capital raise transactions in a variety of “hard” technology businesses.
He returned to aerospace, working on confidential aerospace projects at Google X and subsequently Wing Aviation (an Alphabet company), where he focuses on Strategy and New Market launches.
Andrew is an active angel investor in aerospace startups. He currently sits on the advisory board of ZeroAvia.