Chief Operating Officer
2019 Aircraft Survivability Symposium
Mark Wilson is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Rolls-Royce North American Technologies, Inc., (aka LibertyWorks®), having held this position since 2010. The primary mission of LibertyWorks is to create an agile, entrepreneurial team that excels at developing innovative, affordable power system solutions that enable Rolls-Royce to provide segment-leading solutions for our US Defense customers.
Mark joined Rolls-Royce in 1982 and has moved through a series of engineering leadership positions over the past 37 years. Prior to his role leading LibertyWorks, he was Chief Engineer - JSF LiftSystem®, leading the development of the Rolls-Royce LiftSystem for the F-35B through qualification for flight test. Prior to that, Mark was the Rolls-Royce Chief Engineer for the F136 engine as part of the partnership with GE, and before that he was the Chief Engineer for Defense Engines, managing the in-development and in-service engine fleet.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the New York Institute of Technology. In 2010, he completed the Global 2020 Executive Leadership program from the Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business and in 2017 he completed the Columbus Leadership Program from the University of Oxford Said Business School. Mark is currently Board member of MxD (Manufacturing x Digital), one of the Manufacturing USA Institutes.