Avik Bhattacharya

Director of International Strategy and Business Development, Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Avik Bhattacharya is director of International Strategy & Business Development for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, based out of Seattle. Avik leads a team responsible for developing strategic partnerships, industrial participation strategies and other business collaboration opportunities in leading markets that include China, Japan, Korea, India, Southeast Asia and Australia.

Previously, Avik served as Boeing Commercial Airplanes’ director of Business Development and Strategy, in Boeing’s office in New Delhi. In that role, he was responsible for developing and growing Boeing’s in-country industrial collaboration with Indian entities.

Prior to joining Boeing, Avik worked in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, strategy consulting and business development roles in China, Indonesia, Germany, France and India. Avik speaks multiple Indian languages and makes do in Mandarin and French.

Avik holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and two master’s degrees in business administration and international studies from the University of Washington. Avik and his wife live in Seattle.