Global Supplier Diversity Director for The Boeing Company
David Canada is director of Global Supplier Diversity for Boeing Defense Space & Security (BDS). Named to this role in 2023, he has primary responsibility for building stronger relationships with the diversity office at the Department of Defense and with the respective representatives of the branches of services. Previously, David served as the Director of Business Operations for Boeing Global Services.
David joined The Boeing Company in 2007 as an industrial engineer on the V-22 Osprey line. During his 16+ year career at Boeing, he has held leadership roles within IT, Finance, Strategy & Operations, Supplier Management
David earned a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical engineering from Howard University, and a master’s degree in Business Administration and a Certification in Project Management.
Giving back is a part of who David is. He serves on the board of the following non-profit organizations: Black Alliance of Colleges & Employers (BACE), Step Afrika, Wearable Tech Ventures, National Science & Technical Medal Foundation and Positive Deposits. David is also very passionate about STEM education and increasing the number of minorities in technology fields. He serves as an active corporate representative for the Black Engineer of the Year Awards, Advancing Minorities Interest in Engineering as well as the National Society of Black Engineers.