Ken Hampton

Hampton, Kenneth J.

Job Title: Customer Engineering Account Manager
Company: The Boeing Company
Industry: Aerospace
Mentor Since: Fall 2005
Will Mentor: Graduate Students, Undergrad Students, Bridge MBA Students

Job Description

Program management interface between airline customers and engineers (Boeing or suppliers) to define and delivery a customer's 787 airplane configuration. Three year program duration, from sale to delivery. Manage a core Boeing engineering design team of 8 - 10 members.

Company Description

Boeing Commercial Airplanes is committed to being the leader in commercial aviation by offering airplanes and services that deliver superior design, efficiency and value to our customers and a superior flying experience to their customers. Today, there are more than 10,000 Boeing commercial jetliners in service; airplanes that fly farther on less fuel, airplanes that reduce airport noise and emissions, airplanes that provide passenger-preferred comfort while delivering superior bottom-line performance to operators. Leadership for today and tomorrow. That's a better way to fly. Boeing Commercial Airplanes, a business unit of The Boeing Company, is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and employs more than 83,000 people worldwide.

Employment History

1997 - Present: The Boeing Company. Account Management, Program Management, Product Development, Technical Documents, Senior Design Engineer 1995-1997: Wencor West. Aircraft Project Engineer


MBA, Product Marketing, Seattle University, 2002 BA, Mechanical Engineering, Brigham Young University, 1997

Mentoring Objectives & Scope

Mentoring objectives include: career development, interviewing, networking, job shadowing, outside the box tactics, community service, connecting mentees with experts in the field of interest. Boeing is a large company with many careers to explore. Meeting as a group is key and individual meetings can be arranged for specific topics as needed ---- resume, interviewing, etc.

When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

We will negotiate meeting time and location. Preferred eastside.

Additional Information

This is my 11th year as a Seattle University Albers School mentor. I'm looking forward to getting started.