Bye Aerospace CEO, George E. Bye, has been named a Titan 100, an inaugural program that recognizes Colorado’s Top CEOs and C-level executives for their exceptional leadership, vision and passion.
“The Titan 100 are shaping the future of Colorado’s business community by building a distinguished reputation that is unrivaled and preeminent in their field.” said Jaime Zawmon, President of Titan CEO. “We proudly recognize the Titan 100 for their successes and contributions. We know that they will have a profound impact that makes an extraordinary difference for their customers and clients across the nation.”
Zawmon said the 2020 Titan 100 and their companies collectively employ more than 83,000 individuals and generate over $56 billion in annual revenue. They will be published in a limited-edition Titan 100 book and profiled online.
Bye said he was deeply honored to be recognized. “Bye Aerospace is on a quest to become the first company to FAA-certify an electric airplane under FAR 23,” he said. “We appreciate the support shown by the Colorado business community, especially programs like Titan 100 that recognize leaders for their tenacity and drive.”
In addition to being the founder of Bye Aerospace, Bye is the innovator behind the company, with two decades of experience as an aerospace entrepreneur, engineer and executive, leading internal development and research of advanced aircraft concepts. He is a well-known electric aviation pioneer and conceptual design engineer who has been asked to consult with major OEMs on their advanced development programs.
Bye has authored articles for industry journals, textbooks and publications, holds a B.S. in Engineering from the University of Washington and is an ATP rated pilot with over 4,000 flying hours. He was a USAF instructor pilot in the supersonic T-38 for Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training, C-141B Aircraft Commander and is a Desert Storm veteran.
Bye, along with other members of Titan 100, will be recognized at a special event on September 10. The Titan 100 program is presented by Titan CEO and headline sponsor, Wipfli LLP.