Joris Poort

Joris Poort
CEO / Founder, Startup

Joris has a broad engineering background, which he leveraged at Boeing to develop product development software for the 787 airplane. During his time at Boeing Joris’ work resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars in cost savings through improved designs and drastically reducing product development time. More recently after a stint at McKinsey, Joris has decided to utilize his technical and business experience in a new startup venture. The startup is developing a cloud enterprise software platform for engineering product development software.


  • The Boeing Company, 787 Program, Engineer
  • McKinsey & Company, High-tech Engagements, Associate
  • Startup, CEO / Founder


  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Applied Mathematics magna cum laude at University of Michigan
  • M.S. Aeronautics & Astronautics magna cum laude at University of Washington
  • M.B.A. with distinction at Harvard Business School


Data Science, Mission City B1
Joris Poort (Startup)
Data science applied in engineering driven industries is revolutionizing how highly complex products are developed. Unprecedented access to computing power combined with advanced data science tools provide the opportunity to not only increase the speed of development but also improve the final design. Using a practical aerospace example, Joris will illustrate the tools and techniques described. Read more.


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