2019 Engineering Leader Under 40: Christopher Blackburn, 30
Christopher Blackburn, 30
Senior Plant Engineer
Henkel Aerospace Bay Point, Calif.
BS Mechanical Engineering, San Francisco State University
Even at a young age, Chris’ critical-thinking skills and enjoyment of solving problems and working in manufacturing plants sets him apart. Chris has progressed from designing work platforms to complete work centers, collaborating with process engineering, R&D, quality and production. He also has tackled several difficult permitting processes. Chris is an avid San Jose Sharks fan and season-ticket holder. Outside of hockey, his other pastime is attending beer-tasting festivals.
FUN FACT: Chris is involved with the volunteer group, Engineers Without Borders.