Chairman of AEI HorizonX, Strategic Advisor
David Joyce
Team | Operating Partners & Advisors, HorizonX

Mr. Joyce is the Chairman of AE Industrial HorizonX and a Strategic Advisor to AE Industrial across its entire portfolio of investments and strategies. He brings more than 40 years of leadership experience at GE Aviation, where he served for 12 years as President & CEO, and also served as the former Vice Chairman of the General Electric Company. Under Mr. Joyce’s leadership, GE Aviation doubled its revenue to $33B and grew its backlog 10-fold to $270B. His tenure at GE Aviation was also considered a golden era of aviation innovation, including the development of new, fuel-efficient engine technologies and transformative manufacturing materials and processes, as well as the formation of global alliances solidifying GE Aviation’s world-leading position for jet engines, components and integrated systems for commercial aviation and military aircraft. Mr. Joyce brings a broad network of long-standing relationships with commercial, military and government customers as well as regulatory agencies worldwide. Mr. Joyce is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and is a Director of The Boeing Company. He serves on the Board of Trustees of Xavier University, and is a Board Member Emeritus of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation. His past board affiliations include the University of Cincinnati College of Engineering and Applied Science and the Aerospace Industries Association Executive Committee.

  • Xavier University, MBA
  • Michigan State University, BS and MS
  • Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Prior Experience
  • General Electric
  • GE Aviation