Glenn Johnson, IDSA | Design Director, Advanced Design Group, B/E Aerospace Inc.
Glenn Johnson, IDSA, is design director at the Advanced Design Group of B/E Aerospace Inc., one of the world’s leading manufacturers of aircraft interior products. He is a graduate of the Royal College of Art. With a lifelong passion for design, research and aircraft, he has worked at several leading aerospace firms including BAE Systems and Airbus, before establishing the B/E Aerospace Design Group in 1998. The group has developed several industry leading products, such as the Endura beverage maker, which was awarded an IDEA Bronze, and the Pinnacle seat—the most successful main cabin product to date. The group also won the prestigious industry Crystal Cabin Award for its solar-powered window shade USB charger, and the Skytrax 2015 award for the Qatar 787 Business Class seat.
A Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Johnson holds multiple international patents on interior systems and seating design.