Andrew Gendreau is the Senior Director of Business Strategy for Aerospace & Defense at Microsoft. In this role, Andrew shapes Microsoft’s response to aviation sector and works closely with account teams and partners to craft digital transformation strategies for the world’s leading Aerospace companies.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Andrew served as the Director of Product Management and Innovation for Boeing Training and Professional Services. His team was responsible for driving all aspects of product management and innovation in Boeing’s learning, training and development offerings for both commercial and defense market segments. In addition, his team managed the core enabling technologies, processes and skills required to drive efficiency and growth across Boeing’s global training center network.
Previously, Andrew helped form Boeing Information Solutions, and was a key leader in merging several subsidiaries to create Boeing Digital Aviation. As the Director of Advanced Information Solutions for Boeing Digital Aviation, he was responsible for leading digital transformation initiatives and maturing the integrated set of processes, tools, skills and industry partnerships required to drive productivity and growth across the Digital Aviation portfolio.
Andrew served as Regional Director of Strategy and Business Development for the Fleet Management division within the Boeing Commercial Airplane group. In this capacity, he focused on developing analytics and information solutions in the maintenance, repair, overhaul and engineering support space.
Prior to joining Boeing, Andrew served as the Vice President of Dedicated Fleet Logistics for a leading transportation and logistics advisory firm. In this role, Andrew worked extensively in the industrial, consumer and retail sectors on supply chain optimization and operation solutions.
Andrew graduated with an MBA from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business in 2005 and a B.A. in Business, Operations & Logistics from the University of Washington Foster School of Business in 1998.