Speaker - Bob Ciesla

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Robert (Bob) Ciesla is program manager for the C-17 Globemaster III program in Long Beach, Calif., responsible for business, technical, production and support operations delivered to domestic and international military customers. Ciesla was appointed to this position in November 2010.

Prior to this assignment, Ciesla was deputy program manager for the C-17 program. In this role, Ciesla was responsible for program performance with an emphasis on program execution and customer satisfaction, working in concert with program support personnel. He has more than 24 years of engineering and management experience at Boeing including flight test engineering, design engineering, project management and program management for several commercial and military air vehicle platforms.

Ciesla serves on a number of non-profit and business-focused boards and has been recognized for his long-standing leadership in local and regional organizations.

He received the City of Long Beach Mayor's award for Excellence in Leadership, Anaheim Police Departments Chief's Commendation for the development and implementation of the department's five year strategic plan, and was winner of the Federal EPA Region IX award for commitment to pollution prevention. Ciesla is a member of the board of directors of Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation, the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation and is executive sponsor for Boeing's Employee Community Fund.

Ciesla received a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering from St. Louis University in 1983, and a master's degree in management from Polytechnic Institute of New York University in 1986. He earned a doctorate in Organizational Leadership from Pepperdine University in 2001. He also completed Boeing's Program Management development program.

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