Dan Murray was named Chief Engineer of the E-7 Airborne Early-Warning & Control airplane for Boeing Defense, Space & Security in August 2022. The E-7 is a battle management, command and control weapon system based on the 737-700 IGW airplane. In this role within the Mobility & Surveillance division, he is responsible for safety, product integrity, technical configuration, regulatory compliance and technical performance for the product life cycle.
In his previous role, Murray was Chief Engineer of the P-8 Poseidon program since February 2020. The P-8 is a long-range anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft based on the 737-800. During his time in this role, he was also acting VP of Engineering for the Mobility & Surveillance division for a total of 14 months.
Murray was named Chief Engineer of Electronic Systems for Boeing Commercial Airplanes in April 2011. In this role within the Airplane Systems organization, he was responsible for product definition, product integrity, production support and strategy for Avionics, Electrical Subsystems and Flight Deck. He also served as the executive sponsor of the BCA Airplane Systems Modeling & Simulation IPT and the BCA Electrical Power Systems Center-of-Excellence. During his time in this role, Murray was acting Director of BCA Airplane Systems core engineering for two years.
Previously, Murray held airplane systems leadership positions for various program and core engineering teams, including 777 Systems & Equipment, 787 Systems, and core Avionics and Flight Deck. Early in his career Murray worked in a variety of avionics system development roles with focus on flight crew interface design, air-ground datalink communication, navigation and guidance.
Murray joined the Boeing Company in 1984, has a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from Virginia Tech, and attended the Advanced Management Program in the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.