Ife Ogunleye

System Safety Lead, Joby Aviation

Ife Ogunleye is the System Safety Lead at Joby Aviation. He started with Joby in 2019 and worked on the Integrated Flight and Propulsion Control System, Certification, and System Engineering. In his current role, he oversees the development and implementation of System Safety objectives across Joby’s development programs. Before joining Joby Aviation, he was with the Federal Aviation Administration for 7 years. He started as the subject matter expert for policy and regulation pertaining to FBW Flight Control Systems and System Safety before managing the Rotorcraft Policy and Regulation Office. Before the FAA, he was with the Department of Defense and worked in advanced fighter aircraft and systems development programs. Mr. Ogunleye earned a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering for The University of Texas in Arlington.