Baker Hughes Annual Meeting 2024 Speaker

Chief Innovation Officer, CVG Airport

Brian Cobb

Brian is the Chief Innovation Officer for the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, a 32- year veteran in aviation, and a graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He is a persuasive speaker for diverse industries and media, sharing a narrative of how visionary leadership through innovation supports a culture of collaboration, drives successive sustainable wins, and grows strategic value throughout business life cycles and personal growth. These elements have helped position CVG on the forefront as an award-winning airport, known for its delivery of brand promises and future-forward technology that is consistently noted for its industry firsts.

Brian's leadership of the CVG Innovation program is creating a convergence of talent and technology on the airport's 7700-acre campus through a unique advanced research and innovation laboratory environment. CVG's Innovation team determines the best means to rapidly pilot test, refine, promote, and monetize enhanced product models for revenue generation to be leveraged across the aviation industry or mass marketed to industries beyond.