Mark Van Tine
Mark Van Tine is Vice President, Digital Aviation for The Boeing Company. In this capacity, he oversees a global enterprise comprised of 4000 employees focused on developing and delivering intelligent information solutions which optimize customer’s operations and environmental performance. He also serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Jeppesen, an information solutions company providing products and services for aviation and marine transportation industries around the world. He was named to the Jeppesen position in October 2002, and became the leader of the newly formed Digital Aviation organization at Boeing in October of 2012. Since its simple beginnings in 1934, Jeppesen has transformed from being the leading navigational chart company in the aviation industry to providing intelligent information solutions to the global transportation industry as part of the Boeing Company, the world’s largest aerospace enterprise. Van Tine began his career in 1981 with Lockheed DataPlan, a leading flight planning and weather services company located in Los Gatos, California, which in 1989, was acquired by Jeppesen. He served as the Managing Director of DataPlan from 1991 until 1995, before relocating to Denver, Colorado to oversee Jeppesen's worldwide flight information development, printing and distribution operations, and IT organizations. He has spent his career working in a variety of different organizations within Jeppesen, including flight operations, customer service, navigation, and information technology. Van Tine served as Jeppesen’s Chief Information Officer from 1998 – 2002. Van Tine remains active in civic and industry relations. He is a lifetime member of the Experimental Aircraft Association and has been a member of the Board of Directors for EAA since 2015. Van Tine also currently sits on the Board of Directors for the General Aviation Manufactures Association (GAMA) and serves as Chairman of the Security Issues Committee. Involved in public aviation education, Van Tine serves on the Advisory Board for Cherry Creek Schools Aviation Technology Program, and participates in an advisory capacity for the aviation programs at both Metropolitan State College of Denver and San Jose State University. Van Tine chairs the Jeppesen Aviation Foundation, which honors the legacy of Captain Elrey B. Jeppesen by providing support to educational institutions, organizations and students in the aviation community. Van Tine also volunteers as a pilot to fly participants in community programs supported by Jeppesen, including: EAA Young Eagles, an aviation youth organization; CraigFlight, a program to fly wheelchair-bound patients from Craig Hospital; and Challenge Air for Kids, a program that gives children with disabilities a chance to experience the fun of flying in a small plane.