Al Erisman is Executive in Residence emeritus at the School of Business, Government, and Economics at Seattle Pacific University (SPU). He currently is writing, speaking, and involved in the boards of a number of companies and non-profit organizations including KIROS, a greater Puget Sound organization that equips Christian business people in making a deeper connection between faith and work.
His work career is highlighted by 32 years at The Boeing Company, the last 10 years as Director of R&D for computing and mathematics leading a staff of 250+ scientists as a part of the Boeing central research organization.
Following his Boeing tenure, Al spent 16 years at SPU as a teacher, researcher and consultant in the areas of ethics, purpose of business, business and technology, and technology based ethics in both graduate and undergraduate programs. He is also co-chair of the board of the Theology of Work Project (www.theologyofwork.org) and board member for the Center for Integrity in Business at Seattle Pacific University.
He is the author of several books and articles including The Accidental Executive: Lessons on Business, Faith, and Calling from the Life of Joseph (Hendrickson, May 2015).