Brian Durrence

CTO at Boom Supersonic

Brian Durrence is Boom’s Senior Vice President, Overture Development. In this role, Brian is focused on maturing the design of Overture and developing the teams to execute the program through Overture’s entry into service.

Prior to Boom, Brian was appointed Gulfstream’s Vice President of Engineering in 2015 after spending the previous five years as the Chief Engineer for Gulfstream’s Large Cabin Aircraft. Brian was responsible for establishing the strategic vision of the Engineering Organization, identifying and implementing best practices, and ensuring the correct engineering skills are in place for designing, integrating, testing, and certifying Gulfstream aircraft. A 30-year Gulfstream veteran, Brian started with the company as a Structural Engineer and served in multiple managerial positions before becoming Chief Engineer in 2010. During his tenure, Brian worked on Gulfstream’s preliminary supersonic efforts and numerous aircraft programs including GIV-SP, GV, G450, G550, G650, G650ER, G500, and G600, where he held various leadership positions during the development of those aircraft including their fleet support following entry into service.

Brian earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and his Master of Business Administration Degree from Georgia Southern University.



  • CTO

    Current role

  • SVP, Overture Development