Jim Daily is vice president of Systems Global Engineering and Technology for GE Aviation. In this role, Daily leads the global technology development for the Aviation Systems business, which is a global provider of electrical power systems, avionics, actuation and landing gear, aerostructures and propeller systems to the builders and operators of military and civil aircraft. The engineering and technology organization comprises more than 2,600 highly talented engineers who continue the legacy of innovation in developing GE Aviation Systems' future products across the globe.
Daily joined GE in 2011 after a 22-year career at Honeywell, most recently in the role of vice president, Electronics Center of Excellence where he led the organization with responsibility for all global electronics product development across civil and defense aerospace markets. In conjunction with this role, he led the Aerospace Integrity and Compliance Council and was honored as the 2009 recipient of the highest corporate award for product development. Since beginning his career with Honeywell in 1989, he rapidly progressed through roles of ever-increasing responsibility in both engineering and business leadership.
Daily began his professional career as an avionics engineer at McDonnell Douglas Aircraft in Long Beach, California.
Daily is a graduate of California State University at Fullerton, where he earned a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, with an emphasis in computer & micro-processor based systems and digital design.
GE Aviation, an operating unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), is a world-leading provider of jet engines, components and integrated systems for commercial and military aircraft. GE Aviation has a global service network to support these offerings.