Suvendoo Ray

Suvendoo Ray

Director of International Sales
The Boeing Co.
PhD AAE 1987






"Purdue University prepared me well for the aerospace industry. I enjoyed my memorable years at the campus, the people that I met, and I am thankful to the professors who guided me."

Suvendoo Ray graduated with a PhD in aeronautics and astronautics from Purdue in 1987, and he received an MBA from Seattle University in 1994 in the areas of finance and international business.

Currently, Ray leads multifunctional teams at The Boeing Co. in developing sales strategies for India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. Before becoming international sales director in 2003, he was based in New Delhi, leading Boeing's sales activities for India. In that role, he also led Boeing activities in Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan, and Maldives.

Ray also has held positions at Boeing as program manager for international sales, supporting activities in Africa, the Middle East, India, and Southeast Asia. Prior to joining the sales team, Ray worked in various product development programs at Boeing Commercial Airplanes. He joined Boeing in 1987 as an engineering research analyst focusing on airline safety and regulatory issues.