Biography Defense, Space & Security P.O. Box 516 St. Louis, MO 63166 www.boeing.com KARL E. JEPPESEN Vice President, Procurement Contracting & Risk Management Boeing Defense, Space & Security Karl Jeppesen is vice president of Procurement Contracting and Risk Management. In this role, he works with programs to oversee BDS procurement strategies and pricing policy for proper risk management on all U.S. government, international and commercial subcontracts and agreements. He is responsible for ensuring subcontracting policy compliance, as well as coordination of commitment letters, pricing, terms and conditions, and procurement obligations and liabilities, including teaming agreements, memoranda of agreement/understanding, and notices of intent to team. He also currently serves as Deputy Vice President of BDS Supplier Management, assisting with supplier management leadership duties for Boeing Defense, Space & Security. Prior to his current assignment, Jeppesen was director of Supplier Management for Phantom Works. He was responsible for leading the development of procurement strategies and contracting and pricing policies for business pursuits that extend Boeing’s defense and security market presence. Jeppesen holds nearly three decades of experience in supplier management across the aerospace industry. At Northrop Grumman, he was Supplier Program Executive, driving integration between Northrop Grumman and Boeing’s supplier activities, and he was also the Director of Material for Integrated Systems for Northrop Grumman. Before joining Boeing in 1990, he worked for Hughes Aircraft Company, Ground Systems Group, where his responsibilities included master scheduling, material requirements and cost/price analysis. Jeppesen holds a Master of Business Administration from the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University.