TOP 100 Aerospace & Aviation Professionals to Follow on LinkedIn 2022: 49. Nikki Malcom

49. Nikki Malcom

CEO & Executive Director - Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance | Chief Member | Speaker, Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance

49. Nikki Malcom

Average Post Engagement: 65.6


United States

How LinkedIn has helped you in your careers or businesses:

It has helped me educate others on the businesses that I’ve worked for and therefore generate leads. It has helped me connect with other professionals in my industry to expand my network and find numerous opportunities for connection. It has helped me stay inspired by following the pages of others that I admire in the industry. It has helped me promote programs and opportunities to help further the industry such as Women in Aerospace Day. Educational opportunities through LinkedIn Learning. Following up on the scholarship recipients and students that we support.

Tips on how to Thrive on LinkedIn:

Being authentic would be my number one tip. I like to post a variety of things that include my passion for aerospace such as the rocket launches and different types of technology that are upcoming in the aerospace industry. Personal branding tip#1 – invest in a great professional headshot, but don’t be afraid to be yourself in the posts. I focus on content that excites people for the industry and focuses on driving community.


What I use Linkedin for:

I use linkedin for networking and awareness.

Number of Followers:





Who am I:

I am passionate about the aerospace industry. It’s has given me a career that I never thought possible and I am working to spread that messaging to students and people all over that Aerospace is for Everyone.

What I do:

I lead a non-profit aerospace trade organization called Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance. Our mission is to support the global competitiveness of the PNW Aerospace Industry.

Why you should follow me on Linkedin:

I look to inspire everyone about how incredible the aerospace manufacturing industry is, so if you want to be inspired about the people and the technologies that this industry has to offer, you should follow me.

Who I follow on Linkedin

Erika Armstrong – Her writing is incredible and topics are always relevant.

Erin Carroll – Her podcast Leading like Her is great

Traca Savadogo – She is a TEDX speaker and posts intriguing thoughts about curiosity.

Simon Sinek – For his posts about thoughtful leadership and the Infinite Game


Erika Armstrong

Airline and Business Aviation Captain | Author | Pilot Trainer | Keynote Speaker | Networking = Sales!, Boeing

Erin Carroll

Experienced Executive Administrator & Project Manager | CA Notary Public, Financial Architects Partners

Traca Savadogo

Keynote Speaker | Market and Relationship Strategist | Mastermind Founder | TEDx Speaker | Author, Tall Poppy Consulting

Simon Sinek

Optimist and Author, Simon Sinek Inc.

Nikki’s Favorite Post

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❝ This is my favorite post because it gave me the opportunity to showcase why I love the industry and the incredible opportunities I’ve been able to participate in as a result of my career.❞

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