Laurence Vigeant-Langlois

Dr. Vigeant-Langlois is a Managing Director at AE Industrial with a primary focus on portfolio management, new business development, and leasing. Dr. Vigeant-Langlois currently sits on the boards of AE Industrial’s portfolio companies: Alpine, Applied Composites, Columbia and UAV Factory. Prior to joining AE Industrial, Dr. Vigeant-Langlois worked for GE Aviation as Product Management Executive responsible for the Passport, CF34-3 and CF34-8C engines on Bombardier and Mitsubishi’s business and regional aircraft. Previously at GE, Dr. Vigeant-Langlois played a key role in launching and growing GE Additive to become a leading force in industrial 3D printing and led the strategy and global marketing team supporting the sale of GE Aviation’s engines, systems and services across commercial, business and military aviation. Before GE, Dr. Vigeant-Langlois led commercial, product and engineering teams in aerospace and high-tech industries. At Sikorsky Aircraft (now part of Lockheed Martin), she launched new engineering innovation programs. At aircraft lessor CIT (now Avolon), she gained increasing responsibilities in the acquisition of over $9B of aircraft and engines. At The Weather Company (part of IBM), she led the democratization of cockpit weather information and the launch of SiriusXM Aviation Weather. She also previously transported air freight flying Learjets across North America. She received a BEng from McGill University, and SM and PhD from MIT. She serves as an advisor to Triangulate Labs LLC, as a trustee with iSPACE, co-launched the MIT Club of Cincinnati and has previously served on the boards of IAWA, ATRIF and the MIT Enterprise Forum.