Glenn Johnson, IDSA
B/E Aerospace Inc.
Glenn Johnson leads the new discipline of Industrial Design at Collins Aerospace. This involves product aesthetics, user-centered design and consideration of production methods. Previously, Johnson worked at BAE Systems and Airbus. In 1998, he established the Industrial Design Studio in the Interiors Seating Division at BAE and served as Director of Design from 2006 to 2017.
Johnson has helped design several industry-leading products, such as the Endura beverage maker, the Pinnacle and Meridian Seats, the Sukhoi Superjet cabin lining and, most recently, the British Airways Club Suite. With a master’s degree from the Royal College of Art in London, he holds over 40 patents in interior systems and seating. He also is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.