Crown Consulting Inc.

Edward Sayadian
April 14, 2017

Crown Consulting Inc. has named Edward Sayadian as president. He will chart Crown’s strategic direction and oversee day-to-day operations, applying insights gained as an aviation industry executive.

Sayadian brings more than 25 years experience managing and supplying technical leadership in developing aviation systems, critical network solutions and high-end engineering services. As president and general manager at Harris (and formerly Exelis), he directed a federal government business portfolio that included such major FAA NextGen Program components as ADS-B, DataComm, FTI, NAS Voice System, CSS-Wx and SWIM and NASA’s Space Communications, Near Earth Network and Deep Space Networks programs.

His international and commercial business portfolio spanned programs in more than 30 countries and encompassed projects with 150 airports and major airlines.

“I am extremely excited at the opportunity to join the Crown team and add to its outstanding industry reputation and customer focus.”, said Sayadian.

Crown CEO Al Khan said: "Sayadian’s entire professional career reflects attributes that I see as essential to propelling our business into the future – vision and entrepreneurship combined with the business know-how to focus both effectively.”

Sayadian holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and a P.E. in communications engineering from George Washington University.

About Crown

Crown Consulting Inc. is shaping the future of air transportation with concept development, design and deployment of systems and aircraft. We bring more than three decades of experience working with the Federal Aviation Administration, NASA, states and industry. Our science and researchprograms and engineering, and integration and infrastructure service areas integrate industry-leading air mobility technology and planning support, engineering, information solutions and advanced analytics that enhance system performance and provide robust air mobility solutions for government and industry clients. For more information, visit