Beckett Jackson
Team | Investment Team, HorizonX

Mr. Jackson is a Principal at AE Industrial and a member of AEI HorizonX, the venture capital investment platform formed in partnership with The Boeing Company. Mr. Jackson currently serves on the boards of AEI HorizonX portfolio companies: Accion Systems, BridgeComm, EP Systems, Immfly, and Skylo Technologies. Prior to joining AE Industrial in 2021, Mr. Jackson was an Investing Director at Boeing HorizonX Ventures, working with early-stage companies focused on the future of mobility and space, having led investments in Virgin Galactic (NYSE: SPCE), EP Systems and Immfly. He also helped establish Boeing’s global accelerator program, working with industry and government partners to create a platform to support entrepreneurs building businesses around customer needs. Mr. Jackson was recognized by the Global Corporate Venturing Institute in 2020 as a Rising Star. Prior to Boeing HorizonX Ventures, Mr. Jackson spent two years based in Australia leading product strategy and business development for Phantom Works, Boeing’s advanced prototyping division. Mr. Jackson worked alongside customers to define requirements and secure funding for the Airpower Teaming System, Boeing’s first aircraft designed and developed outside of the United States. Previously, Jackson was a senior strategist at Boeing corporate and business unit groups, leading initiatives across M&A, technology and innovation strategy, and investment planning. Previous roles include consulting analyst at IHS Markit, where he specialized in defense market analysis, competitive strategy and dual-use technology assessments, and Foreign Military Sales to allied countries at the U.S. Army Communications and Electronics Command.

  • Georgetown University, MA
  • Johns Hopkins University, BA
Prior Experience
  • Boeing HorizonX Ventures
  • Phantom
  • Boeing
  • IHS Markit