2018 Speaker Profile – Miyamoto, Nyle

Nyle T. Miyamoto

Additive Manufacturing Chief Engineer, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Everett, Washington


Nyle Miyamoto is Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Additive Manufacturing Chief Engineer. In this role, he leads the engineering effort across the Commercial Airplanes business unit to enable Additive Manufacturing Technology to be used on Boeing Commercial Aircraft, and drive the implementation on commercial programs.


Prior to this assignment, Miyamoto held positions as Structures Design Chief Engineer, 747/767 Airframe and Cargo Design Center Chief Engineer, and Director of Engineering Operations for BCA Processes and Tools.   


Other prior leadership assignments include Airplane Product Development, 747-8 Fuselage Integration and 767 Tanker. In 2003 Miyamoto joined the 787 programs and was responsible for design development of the first one-piece composite fuselage barrel.  Since joining Boeing in 1990, he has held numerous other management and technical positions on a variety of commercial airplane programs.


Miyamoto is a graduate of Washington State University’s Masters of Engineering Management program and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington.   Miyamoto is an Executive Sponsor for the Boeing Asian American Professional Association in Puget Sound, as well as Boeing Executive Champion for SASE (Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers). In 2005 he was a recipient of the Boeing Global Diversity Change Agent Award and the 2016 SASE Executive of the Year. He also enjoys working with students and is currently involved with Washington MESA (Mathematics, Engineering and Science Achievement), a STEM program for under-represented students.


Born and raised in Kona, Hawaii, Miyamoto is an avid fisherman and enjoys cooking and hiking.  He and his wife Michele have two children. 


Nyle T. Miyamoto | Speaker Presentation