Aero-Engines Americas 2021 is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Aero-Engines Americas 2021
March 30-31, 2021
Fairmont Dallas,
Dallas, TX, USA

Edward Espiritu

Senior Manager, United Airlines Ventures and Corporate Development
United Airlines


Edward Espiritu is a Senior Manager at United Airlines and currently leads the aerospace and aircraft technology vertical for United Airlines Ventures (UAV), having led the group’s transactions in Archer Aviation and Heart Aerospace. The company officially launched UAV in June 2021 as a corporate venture capital fund focusing on opportunities among three main pillars of sustainability, aerospace and technology. In addition to UAV, Edward also is part of the company’s Corporate Development team, where he led the company’s acquisition of its wholly owned flight training school and also worked on the company’s minority investment in Clear Secure, Inc. He has been with United since 2014, starting his career with the airline in Finance and has supported numerous operational groups and enterprise wide initiatives before moving into Corporate Development and ultimately UAV.