Russ Maguire is a founder and President at Global Nanocomposites, LLC. He was a Boeing Fellow in the Research & Technology (BR&T) organization specializing in composite materials. He was a leader in BR&T for external technology collaborations in new M&P, and responsible for new technology discovery, evaluation, acquisition and implementation to meet next generation commercial aircraft goals and requirements; specifically on developing collaborations in Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Canada, China and Italy. He was a BR&T nanotechnology focal and member of the Boeing Advanced Concept Center. Russ has been an invited keynote/plenary speaker at international composite conferences in US, Europe and Asia, and was a member of the Nanotechnology/Aerospace Industry Liaison group to the White House. He has been an invited reviewer for AFWAL and NASA ACEE composites, an advisory member of the Princeton TRI, and invited to the Gordon Conference on Composites.