Raenaurd Turpin

Chief Engineer, Boeing Commercial Satellites and Common Products


United States of America

Raenaurd Turpin is chief engineer of Boeing Commercial Satellites and Common Products where he leads the Boeing Commercial Satellites and Common Products engineering team, guiding decision making and engineering resources to ensure successful capability development and deployment. Turpin most recently served as senior manager of Strategic System Architectures at Boeing.

During his impressive and award-winning 18-year Boeing career, Turpin has served in a variety of roles including satellite communications system architect, project manager, systems engineering manager, systems engineering test lead, development lead and modeling analyst for programs such as Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS), Spaceway, AEHF, TSAT and proprietary programs. Turpin was the chief architect for the original WGS Block I phased array and digital channelizer design, which at the time was the most capable, advanced and complex payload ever built for satellite-to-ground communications. Prior to Boeing, Turpin was a RF amplifier design and device modeling engineer at Motorola.

Turpin earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University.