Kirk J. Flittie

Senior Vice President & General Manager at AeroVironment, Inc.

Kirk J. Flittie

Kirk J. Flittie

Senior Vice President & General Manager at AeroVironment, Inc.

Biography

Kirk Flittie served in various UAS leadership positions at AeroVironment since joining the company in 1996. Kirk led the company’s High Altitude Long Endurance UAS efforts, including the development, test and demonstration of the Helios solar-powered unmanned aircraft and the $130 million customer-funded development, test and demonstration of the Global Observer hydrogen-powered unmanned aircraft. Kirk served as vice president of AeroVironment’s Large UAS business beginning in 2008. Prior to joining AeroVironment, Kirk managed aerospace programs for Northrop Grumman and American Rocket Company.

He says AeroVironment is a great place to work because:
“AeroVironment is a great place to work for me because of the opportunity to work alongside smart, talented, and hardworking people while working on innovative and transformative products that help our customers solve some of their toughest problems.”

Kirk earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, a Master of Science degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and completed the AeA/Stanford Executive Institute’s program for high technology executives.

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Birthday

1962

Age

57

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Former Chief Executive Officer at AeroVironment, Inc.

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Senior Vice President Operations at AeroVironment, Inc.

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Former Chief Financial Officer, CAO & Senior Vice President at AeroVironment, Inc.

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Former Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer at AeroVironment, Inc.

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Consultant at AeroVironment, Inc.

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Physician at Brigham & Women's Faulkner Hospital, Inc.

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Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at AeroVironment, Inc.

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Former Director-International Business Development at AeroVironment, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at AeroVironment, Inc.

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Former Senior Vice President of Administration at AeroVironment, Inc.

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Senior Vice President & General Manager at AeroVironment, Inc.
Education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Notre Dame is a leading American research university that offers undergraduate, professional, and graduate students a unique academic environment. Enriched by Catholic intellectual and cultural traditions, it is a place that throughout its history has promoted excellent teaching. Notre Dame stands on 1,250 acres considered by many to be among the most beautiful possessed by any university in the nation. From the collegiate Gothic architecture and park-like landscape to exquisite outdoor sculpture and breathtaking views, Notre Dame's campus is a visual splendor.

Career History
Senior Vice President & General Manager
1996 - 2019

AeroVironment, Inc. engages in the design, development, production, support, and operation of unmanned aircraft systems and electric transportation solutions. The company was founded in July 1971 by Paul B. MacCready, Jr. and is headquartered in Monrovia, CA.

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