Veena Rao

Head of Portfolio Management, AerospaceXelerated;Senior Investment Associate, Boeing

Aerospace Xelerated

Veena is Head of Portfolio Management for Aerospace Xelerated, Boeing’s startup accelerator, Aerospace Xelerated, which is managed by the Global Accelerators & Innovation Programs Strategy team at Boeing.  
Veena joined Boeing in 2019, working on teams across Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA), Boeing Defense, Space, & Security (BDS), and Boeing Global Services (BGS).  
She believes that it is important to understand and embrace disruptive innovation so it can be viewed as an opportunity, rather than a threat. She is passionate about fostering innovation by working closely with start-up founders through Aerospace Xelerated. 


15 November 2023 | 13:50 - 14:25 | Mentorship Clinic: Startup-Corporate Collaboration: How to establish and deliver a successful Proof-of-Concept (PoC) project

Join Veena Rao, Head of Portfolio Management, AerospaceXelerated;Senior Investment Associate, Boeing, for a workshop aimed at startups looking to approach a Proof-of-Concept opportunity with a corporate customer. The workshop will cover best practices on navigating a PoC from idea through to completion.

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